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Love in the driest season

Neely Tucker

Love in the driest season

a family memoir

by Neely Tucker

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Intercountry adoption -- United States -- Case studies,
  • Intercountry adoption -- Zimbabwe -- Case studies,
  • Abandoned children -- Zimbabwe -- Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNeely Tucker.
    GenreCase studies
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23271880M
    ISBN 100609609769
    LC Control Number2002154095
    OCLC/WorldCa51095445

    "An elegant coming-of-age story that brings real heart to the American heartland. The book may be set during World War II, but the questions it asks—about love, loyalty, and the meaning of life—are timeless ones." —Elliott Holt, author of You Are One of Them As her Wisconsin community endures a long season of drought and feels the shockwaves of World War II, .   Meghan Kenny’s debut novel, “The Driest Season,” grew out of her award-winning short story of the same title. This resulting quiet but satisfying novel about a long, hard summer expands Author: Ann Leary.

      Listen to Love in the Driest Season: A Family Memoir audiobook by Neely Tucker. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Bestsellers and latest releases. try any audiobook Free! LOVE IN THE DRIEST SEASON. A Family Memoir. by His tale of love in a time of great political unease has a happy ending when the couple finally flies out of Harare with Chipo eight days before Zimbabweans reject Mugabe’s autocratic new constitution and his followers erupt in violence. our editors select the one author and one book they.

    The Driest Season settled over me like weather: sweeping in, wholly immersive, charged with coming change. In clear-eyed, chiseled prose that perfectly captures her novel’s hard-worn world and the powerful emotions churning through its people, Meghan Kenny manages, with wisdom and tenderness, to grapple with some of the greatest struggles of.   Originally published: New York: Crown, "Foreign correspondent Neely Tucker and his wife, Vita, arrived in Zimbabwe in After witnessing firsthand the devastating consequences of AIDS on the population, especially the children, the couple started volunteering at an orphanage that was desperately underfunded and :


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About Love in the Driest Season. In foreign correspondent Neely Tucker and his wife, Vita, arrived in Zimbabwe. After witnessing the devastating consequences of AIDS and economic disaster on the country’s children, the couple started volunteering at an orphanage where a critically ill infant, abandoned in a field on the day she was born, was trusted to their care.

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She is a gifted violinist, a loving sister, and a thoughtful teen who ponders her place in a small town and in the universe and Author: Meghan Kenny. The Driest Season: A Novel by Meghan Kenny has an overall rating of Rave based on 6 book reviews.4/4(6). In The Driest Season, it isa war is being fought, a drought is threatening middle America’s farmland, and death visits unexpectedly.

On a warm summer afternoon, when Cielle is 15 years old, she finds her father hanging in her family’s barn, an apparent suicide. Stunned and in shock, she goes looking for her mother, only to find her submerged in a bath, the water gone cold, Author: Meghan Kenny. Love in the Driest Season: A Family Memoir is Tucker's completely absorbing account of the couple's efforts to overcome both a maddening social service bureaucracy and a deep cultural prejudice against foreign adoptions and gain Chipo as their daughter.

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