By Darragh McKeon
Russia, 1986. On a run-down condo block in Moscow, a nine-year-old prodigy performs his piano silently for worry of anxious the buddies. In a manufacturing facility at the outskirts of town, his aunt makes automobile components, hiding her dissident previous. In a close-by sanatorium, a healthcare professional immerses himself in his paintings, fending off his failed marriage.
And in a village in Belarus, a teenage boy wakes to a sky of the inner most pink. open air, the ears of his neighbor's farm animals are dripping blood. Ten miles away, on the Chernobyl strength Plant, whatever incredible has happened.Now their lives will switch ceaselessly.
An end-of-empire novel charting the cave in of the Soviet Union, All that's sturdy Melts into Air is a gripping and epic love tale via a tremendous new expertise.
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About the Illustrator: BEBE PHIPPS Bebe Phipps grew up in Dudley, North Carolina. She currently resides in Winston-Salem where she attends Salem College. Bebe is working towards a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in Graphic Design. Art has always been her greatest desire. Some choose politics or mission work to change the world, but she has devoted her life to reaching the world through art. Bebe’s goal is to get in touch with audiences of all ages and unite them in a common experience, be it through her work in the studio or illustrations in a book.
It was the beauty and authenticity of Old Salem Museums and Gardens, which surround the college campus, that inspired her to write this story. Karen is the author of Orlean Puckett: The Life of a Mountain Midwife, 1844-1939 and of many published articles, stories, and poems. She lives on a farm outside of High Point, North Carolina. About the Illustrator: BEBE PHIPPS Bebe Phipps grew up in Dudley, North Carolina. She currently resides in Winston-Salem where she attends Salem College. Bebe is working towards a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in Graphic Design.