Lark and Termite
A NoveleBook - 2009
Set during the 1950s in West Virginia and Korea, this is the story of two children--Lark, on the verge of adulthood, and her brother, Termite, a child unable to walk and talk but filled with radiance--who grow up with their mother and aunt while their soldier-father fights for his life during the chaotic early months of the Korean War.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 254 p. : ill. ; 24 cm