Saturday, April 20, 2013
Fathers and Daughters and Coming-of-Age
Nikaia, the main character, is a sixteen-year-old half-native, half-white girl. She's coming to grips with becoming a woman while in the midst of the worst jeopardy her family has ever faced.
As a father of three daughters, I can empathize with the feelings of Nikaia's Papa. Seeing your girls mature and stretch before your eyes is at once heartwarming and terrifying.
A few years ago, my oldest daughter graduated from high school. I thought about these coming-of-age passages, and wrote down some thoughts:
Stone and Silt is scheduled for release in the fall of 2013.
Posted by kboards at 8:26 AM