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The story of two families, in two centuries, who live at the corner of Sixth and Plum, as they navigate the challenges of surviving a world in the throes of major cultural shifts. In this mesmerizing story told in alternating chapters, Willa and Thatcher come to realize that though the future is uncertain, even unnerving, shelter can be found in the bonds of kindred, whether family or friends, and in the strength of the human spirit.
Publisher: [New York] : Harper Audio, [2018]
Edition: Unabridged
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780062865663
Branch Call Number: KINGSOLV B
Characteristics: 14 audio discs (16 hr., 45 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in
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Dec 11, 2018

I loved this book, the author's use of language, and how she can take some many disparate things and weave them into a story of whole cloth.

I'd love to have a robust conversation on Kingsolver's use of offensive language in this book. It was used to illustrate some pretty terrible opinions of a character, and his mental decline. Could the point have been driven home without those specific words? Or were they key to showing how repugnant this individual's biases were?

Nov 25, 2018

It is lovely to have Barbara Kingsolver back with a new novel. She speaks with a gentle, wise voice and creates great characters. Highly recommended!! Kristi & Abby Tabby


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