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Bloodroot (Paperback)

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January 2010
The isolated Appalachian setting in Bloodroot is a powerful, realistic, and truly American stage on which basic human traits emerge under the heavy hand of hardship and poverty. This multi-generational story is a must-read for those who wish to expand their horizons, experience a part of our country often ignored, and face challenges head-on through honest and sparse prose. I'm still reeling. -- Janel Feierabend, Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA


Named for a flower whose blood-red sap has the power to both heal and poison Bloodroot is a stunning fiction debut about the legacies of magic and madness faith and secrets passion and loss that haunt one family across the generations from the Great Depression to today. With grace and unflinching verisimilitude Amy Greene brings her native Appalachia and the faith and fury of its people to rich and vivid life.

Product Details ISBN-10: 159413457X
ISBN-13: 9781594134579
Large Print
Published: Large Print Press, 01/01/2011
Pages: 553
Language: English