Koplinka, Charlotte THE SILKIES: A Novel of the Shetlands
Middlebury, Vermont: Paul S. Eriksson, (1978). 0839778104 / 9780839778103 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in white-lettered blue cloth shelfback over gray boards; in an age-toned, very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket.
The winter Karin loses her hearing and her father disappears at sea, the mystery of the origins of her mother, a beautiful and unusual woman, unfolds.