The Snowman's Children by Glen Hirshberg

By Glen Hirshberg

Publish 12 months note: First released in 2002
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In the mid-1970s, as a serial killer referred to as the Snowman stalks the streets of suburban Detroit and the racial rigidity that had ripped the town in part a decade past keeps to underscore each point of everyday life, Mattie and Spencer, really vivid 11 year-old boys, salary an more and more determined and inaccurate crusade to avoid wasting their buddy Theresa, a super, cryptic, younger lady, from descending into terrifying psychological disorder.

The ultimate, grand act of that crusade has shattering results on many lives, drives Mattie's kin from their domestic, and finally lures him, seventeen years later, again to Detroit to search out his misplaced buddies and make one final try to set issues correct.

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