Welcome to the website of award-winning author Summer Wood
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Summer Wood is the author of RAISING WRECKER, which received the 2012 WILLA Award for Contemporary Fiction and is a Book-of-the-Month Club selection. Her first novel, Arroyo, was published in 2001 by Chronicle Books. She divides her time between Taos, New Mexico, and New Orleans, Louisiana.
From Library Journal: "Wrecker is a three-year-old boy living in 1968 San Francisco with his mother, Lisa Fay, a single woman struggling to provide a living for her son. When a string of bad decisions results in his mother’s arrest and imprisonment,… Read More >>
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Title: Sometimes it is Nice to Read About Good People Submitted by: Cheri W. (Grand Rapids, MN), 11/23/10 (Grand Rapids, MN) "This was a page-turner from the opening of the book until the ending. It is nice to read about good people doing good things… Read More >>
PW says, “Wood succeeds with surefooted prose; a lush, earthy California backdrop; and a sensitive story of nurturing and family.” Here's the full text of their review: Wrecker Summer Wood, Bloomsbury, $20 (304p) ISBN 978-1-60819-280-9… Read More >>