Kathleen Snow Books

Illustration of "Aguahega," courtesy of the artist Bryan Wiggins, which originally appeared in the Island Institute's book collection: "Killick Stones"

Aguahega: the story of Acadia National Park

"Snow has a powerful elliptical style, an ear for dialogue, and the imagination to become a major talent." -The Los Angeles Times

How does a working island become a national park, and at what human cost? Kezia Beal is the last of the lobstering Beals to be born on Maine's Aguahega Island. Her fatherís murder in a lobster war exiles her from family and birthplace. She returns a stranger: as foreign as the summer people, as new as the National Park. Should she leave the island or stay?

Selected Works. Click on red title for more information on each work.

TRUE NATURE. PURE ADRENALINE. Reenacts the history of grizzly bear attacks upon Yellowstone Park visitors from 1870 to 2016.
"A terrifying novel about paranoia" --Chicago Sun-Times. "Continually engrossing" --Los Angeles Times.
All who saw Maineís Aguahega Island wanted it: the lobstering family Beal versus the wealthy summer people, and finally the National Park Service.

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