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Wish You Well - David Baldacci, David Baldacci, Norma Lana
Wish You Well
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It is 1940 and a tragedy sends Lou and her little brother, Oz, along with their invalid mother, from New York City to the rugged mountains of Southwest Virginia to live with their great-grandmother. The story is told with both heartbreaking elegance and large doses of touching humor as the lives... show more
It is 1940 and a tragedy sends Lou and her little brother, Oz, along with their invalid mother, from New York City to the rugged mountains of Southwest Virginia to live with their great-grandmother. The story is told with both heartbreaking elegance and large doses of touching humor as the lives of Lou and Oz are changed forever. The portraits of the land and its people are described with an extraordinary eye for detail, and the story flows through swells of prejudice, innocence, faith, and the question of whether one can ever really wish another well. The climactic courtroom battle is as unpredictable as it is relentless and will not only decide the fates of Lou, Oz, and their mother, but also those they have touched.
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Format: Audible Audio Edition
ASIN: B000P46OGK
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Edition language: English
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Another Novel Read | BookLikes
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2.0 Wish You Well
This one was a book club pick, chosen by my friend’s aunt. David Baldacci is her favorite author and she just loves this book, so I was at least optimistic about reading it. It was a pretty easy read, but overall I was rather blasé (as my mom would say) about it. I liked that Lou had spunk, and I ha...
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This is the story of two children whose life is changed in the flash of an angry moment. What follows is a story of undaunted spirit as Lou and Oz are sent off to live with their great-great grandmother, Louisa Mae Cardinal, in the mountains of rural, Virginia. The lessons of hard work and simplicit...
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