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100 1  Coleman, Melissa 
245 10 This life is in your hands:|bone dream, sixty acres, and a
       family undone|h[downloadable audiobook] /|cMelissa Coleman
250    Unabridged 
260    [United States] :|bHarper Collins Publishers :|bMade 
       available through hoopla,|c2011 
300    1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 38 min.)) :
506    Digital content provided by hoopla 
511 0  Read by the author 
520    Set on a rugged coastal homestead during the 1970s, This 
       Life Is in Your Hands introduces a superb young writer 
       driven by the need to uncover the truth of a childhood 
       tragedy and connect anew with the beauty and vitality of 
       the back-to-the-land ideal that shaped her early years. In
       the fall of 1968, Melissa Coleman's parents, Eliot and Sue
       -a handsome, idealistic young couple from well-to-do 
       families-pack a few essentials into their VW truck and 
       abandon the complications of modern reality to carve a 
       farm from the woods. They move to a remote peninsula on 
       the coast of Maine and become disciples of Helen and Scott
       Nearing, authors of the homesteading bible Living the Good
       Life. On sixty acres of sandy, intractable land, Eliot and
       Sue begin to forge a new existence, subsisting on the 
       crops they grow and building a home with their own hands. 
       While they establish a happy family and achieve their 
       visionary goals, the pursuit of a purer, simpler life 
       comes at a price. Winters are long and lean, summers 
       frenetic with the work of the harvest, and the distraction
       of the many young farm apprentices threatens the Colemans'
       marriage. Then, one summer day when Melissa is seven, her 
       three-year-old sister, Heidi, wanders off and drowns in 
       the pond where she liked to play. In the wake of the 
       accident, ideals give way to human frailty, divorce, and a
       mother's breakdown-and ultimately young Melissa is 
       abandoned to the care of neighbors. What really happened, 
       and who, if anyone, is to blame? This Life Is in Your 
       Hands is the search to understand a complicated past; a 
       true story, both tragic and redemptive, it tells of the 
       quest to make a good life, the role of fate, and the power
       of forgiveness 
538    Mode of access: World Wide Web 
600 10 Coleman, Melissa|xChildhood and youth 
600 10 Coleman, Melissa|xFamily 
600 10 Coleman, Eliot,|d1938- 
600 10 Coleman, Sue,|d1945- 
650  0 Loss (Psychology) 
650  0 Children|zMaine|zPenobscot Bay|xDeath 
650  0 Drowning|zMaine|zPenobscot Bay 
650  0 Farm life|zMaine|zPenobscot Bay 
650  0 Families|zMaine|zPenobscot Bay 
651  0 Penobscot Bay (Me.)|vBiography 
700 1  Coleman, Melissa 
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