Matriarch Abbie Deal dies at the beginning of this novel, leaving to granddaughter Laura her literary aspirations. Laura vows that nothing will deter her from a successful writing career, but the more she repeats her vow the more life intervenes.

A White Bird Flying 1988, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803259157

Trade paperback

A White Bird Flying 1983, Thorndike Press

ISBN-13: 9780896214101

Large type / large print