The Cure for Death by Lightning
A NovelBook - 1996
The Cure for Death by Lightning is the story of Beth Weeks, a young girl whose life is thrown into turmoil by her abusive father, a mysterious stalker, and her own awakening sexuality. But friendship with a girl from the nearby Indian reservation connects her to an enriching mythology, and an unexpected protector ultimately shores up her world. The novel is sprinkled throughout with recipes and remedies from the scrapbook Beth's mother keeps, a boon to Beth as she faces down her demons and discovers what she is made of -- and one of many elements that gives The Cure for Death by Lightning its enchanting vitality.
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Tormented by her classmates and her father, 15-year-old Beth seeks solace in her friendship with Bertha Moses, who lives in a reservation near her farm.
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