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Bleeding Kansas - Sara Paretsky
Bleeding Kansas
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The New York Times bestseller from the author of Fire Sale.In Kansas, three families have coexisted not-so-peacefully for more than one hundred and fifty years: the Grelliers, the Fremantles, and the Schapens. Into their lives comes Gina Haring, a relative of the Fremantles who is house-sitting... show more
The New York Times bestseller from the author of Fire Sale.In Kansas, three families have coexisted not-so-peacefully for more than one hundred and fifty years: the Grelliers, the Fremantles, and the Schapens. Into their lives comes Gina Haring, a relative of the Fremantles who is house-sitting the derelict family mansion while she puts her own life in order. Her lifestyle and beliefs will put her at odds with her neighbors?and test the mettle of a community being swept up in events beyond its control.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781101211922 (110121192X)
Publisher: Signet Book
Pages no: 624
Edition language: English
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daveeisenstark
daveeisenstark rated it
5.0 Bleeding Kansas
I found the book realistic and compelling and I loved the characters. Pretty close to where I grew up and where I went to college. There are even a few references to actual local events of the 60s which I witnessed myself. A quiet book about generally quiet people. Very strong.
Clif's Book World
Clif's Book World rated it
5.0 Bleeding Kansas
A quotation from the book that caught my attention:"The hardest thing about adolescence is that everything seems too big. There's no way to get context or perspective, ..... Pain and joy without limits. No one can live like that forever, so experience finally comes to our rescue. We come to know ...
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