Set in a small coastal town in North Carolina during the waning years of the American Revolutionary War, The Story of Land and Sea is a debut novel that follows three generations of a family - fathers and daughters, mother and son, white and slave - whose members search for redemption amidst war, kidnapping, slavery, and violence.
It is a beautifully written book and Barbara's questions really cut to the heart of what motivates and defines the characters. Katy is a very smart and insightful woman and I would highly recommend checking out all the clips for some fantastic behind the scenes thoughts. However, for you busy folks out there, here are some snippets.
Is loss so prevalent because it is a factor of the times, or just a factor of life?
Thoughts on Structure and Language: