This exploration of the natural world and family bonds through the eyes of a young mixed-race narrator is a living, breathing, dazzlingly multi-faceted, exuberant masterpiece, firmly grounded in her sense of self-worth and belonging. If Walt Whitman were reborn as a vibrant young woman of color, this is the book he might write. America, we hear you singing! Samara Cole Doyon sings a carol for the plenitude that surrounds us and the self each of us is meant to inhabit.
Chrystal Bethell studied acting at The Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University, where she obtained a Masters of Fine Arts. She has since performed on stages throughout the United States and can be seen on various advertising campaigns and heard narrating audiobooks. An island girl born and raised in the Bahamas, she enjoys being with nature, writing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.