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Prodigal Summer Prodigal Summer Weaves Together Three Stories Of Human Love Within A Larger Tapestry Of Lives Inhabiting The Forested Mountains And Struggling Small Farms Of Southern AppalachiaFrom Her Outpost In An Isolated Mountain Cabin, Deanna Wolfe, A Reclusive Wildlife Biologist, Watches A Den Of Coyotes That Have Recently Migrated Into The Region She Is Caught Off Guard By A Young Hunter Who Invades Her Most Private Spaces And Confounds Her Self Assured, Solitary Life On A Farm Several Miles Down The Mountain, Lusa Maluf Landowski, A Bookish City Girl Turned Farmer S Wife, Finds Herself Unexpectedly Marooned In A Strange Place Where She Must Declare Or Lose Her Attachment To The Land That Has Become Her Own And A Few Miles Down The Road, A Pair Of Elderly Feuding Neighbors Tend Their Respective Farms And Wrangle About God, Pesticides, And The Possibilities Of A Future Neither Of Them ExpectedOver The Course Of One Humid Summer, These Characters Find Their Connections To One Another And To The Flora And Fauna With Whom They Share A Place Prodigal Summer Demonstrates A Balance Of Narrative, Drama And Ideas That Is Characteristic Of Barbara Kingsolver S Finest Work

10 thoughts on “Prodigal Summer

  1. Laura Laura says:

    Lots of different subplots that eventually intertwine, includes a love story too She writes very lyrically, you ll want to savor this one Nature animal lovers will appreciate this one too Something for ever

  2. meredith meredith says:

    Ok What gives, Kingsolver I have adored her work for years, and had this particular book sitting on my shelf for a long time unread I picked it up to read recently, and went oh yeah, that s why i d tried pre

  3. Heather Heather says:

    I don t want it to end There s still much life for these characters to lead and I want to be there for it Although I guess it has to end somewhere The BEAUTIFUL NATURAL WORLD she gives my kingdom to know so m

  4. Phrynne Phrynne says:

    As usual in a Kingsolver book the writing in Prodigal Summer is just beautiful and the descriptions lyrical It is a book to read carefully and slowly and just enjoy.Several different stories run parallel and t

  5. Kathryn Kathryn says:

    Overall, a delightful, thoughtful and refreshing novel I loved the pure joy, the contagious adoration, for nature from top predators to insects to extinct trees to blossoming weeds that shines through the pages

  6. Ray Ray says:

    I first read Barbara Kingsolver maybe 10 years ago and really liked her Since then, I ve discovered authors like Edna Forbes and Alice Hoffman who also both have an interest in the lives of rural women, rich nar

  7. Leigh Statham Leigh Statham says:

    I think my favorite line of poetry from this book is He made love to me like a farmer She then goes on to talk about milking cows and tilling the land while describing their love making Maybe I ve just known too

  8. Brenda Brenda says:

    I enjoyed Kingsolver s Poisonwood Bible so much that for some reason I delayed reading this one does that make sense I just liked the idea of another unread novel by her being out there, waiting for me to read som

  9. Bethany Bethany says:

    This is my favorite of Barbara Kingsolver s fiction.Three stories weave together into a beautiful story of nature, love, and family The biology Kingsolver integrates in the narrative is educational and fascinating

  10. Carol Clouds ꧁꧂ Carol Clouds ꧁꧂ says:

    I had to create a new shelf for this book as I couldn t put it on my literary fiction shelf as I don t believe people will be reading this book in a hundred or even fifty years time it was too heavy to be categorise

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