For fans of Before We Were Yours and Where the Crawdads Sing, a magnificent novel about four orphans on a life changing odyssey during the Great Depression, from the New York Times bestselling author of Ordinary Grace 1932, Minnesota the Lincoln School is a pitiless place where hundreds of Native American children, forcibly separated from their parents, are sent to be educated It is also home to an orphan named Odie O Banion, a lively boy whose exploits earn him the superintendent s wrath Forced to flee, he and his brother Albert, their best friend Mose, and a brokenhearted little girl named Emmy steal away in a canoe, heading for the mighty Mississippi and a place to call their own.Over the course of one unforgettable summer, these four orphans will journey into the unknown and cross paths with others who are adrift, from struggling farmers and traveling faith healers to displaced families and lost souls of all kinds With the feel of a modern classic, This Tender Land is an en thralling, big hearted epic that shows how the magnificent American landscape connects us all, haunts our dreams, and makes us whole. Download This Tender Land – bluevapours.co.uk
Raised in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon, William Kent Krueger briefly attended Stanford University before being kicked out for radical activities After that, he logged timber, worked construction, tried his hand at freelance journalism, and eventually ended up researching child development at the University of Minnesota He currently makes his living as a full time author He s been married for over 40 years to a marvelous woman who is an attorney He makes his home in St Paul, a city he dearly loves.Krueger writes a mystery series set in the north woods of Minnesota His protagonist is Cork O Connor, the former sheriff of Tamarack County and a man of mixed heritage part Irish and part Ojibwe His work has received a number of awards, including the Minnesota Book Award, the Loft McKnight Fiction Award, the Anthony Award, the Barry Award, the Dilys Award, and the Friends of American Writers Prize His last five novels were all New York Times bestsellers Ordinary Grace, his stand alone novel published in 2013, received the Edgar Award, given by the Mystery Writers of America in recognition for the best novel published in that year Windigo Island, number fourteen in his Cork O Connor series, was released in August 2014.
- 450 pages
- This Tender Land
- William Kent Krueger
- 15 December 2018 William Kent Krueger