Hazel & Wren: Vacationland

Review of Sarah Stonich's work of fiction.

Stonich_Vacationland coverVacationland is a beautifully rendered portrait of main character Meg and her connection to Naledi Lodge, where she grew up under the care of her gruff grandfather after losing her parents in a plane crash as a young child. Throughout this multi-faceted portrait, Naledi Lodge serves as the geographical touchstone of every story. We see Meg grow up at the northern Minnesotan resort, we experience her grief at losing her grandfather as a young adult, witness her divorce, and applaud her move back to the now-defunt resort, giving it a second life and purpose.

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Published in: Hazen & Wren
By: Wren