Practical to Radical Merchandise
Oprah's Book Club Drowning Ruth by Christina Schwarz (2000 Hardcover)
Rate me!
Quantity Available 1
$ 7.40
5 1

Condition: Very Good
Media Type: Book
ISBN-10: 0385502532
ISBN-13: 9780385502535
Author: Christina Schwarz
Publication Year: 2000
Language: English
Format: Book
Educational Level: Trade

Feedback From Buyer Date/time
Positive feedback rating great transaction,arrived in perfect condition m****m ( 1605 Red star ) 2017-02-17
Positive feedback rating Receive new condition, quick shipping, thank you. l*********6 ( 746 Purple star ) 2017-02-16
Positive feedback rating My mother lost this exact ring she paid $130 for Jc penny's. She loves it thanks s********6 ( 723 Purple star ) 2017-02-16

Deftly written and emotionally powerful, Drowning Ruth is a stunning portrait of the ties that bind sisters together and the forces that tear them apart, of the dangers of keeping secrets and the explosive repercussions when they are exposed. A mesmerizing and achingly beautiful debut. Winter, 1919. Amanda Starkey spends her days nursing soldiers wounded in the Great War. Finding herself suddenly overwhelmed, she flees Milwaukee and retreats to her family's farm on Nagawaukee Lake, seeking comfort with her younger sister, Mathilda, and three-year-old niece, Ruth. But very soon, Amanda comes to see that her old home is no refuge--she has carried her troubles with her. On one terrible night almost a year later, Amanda loses nearly everything that is dearest to her when her sister mysteriously disappears and is later found drowned beneath the ice that covers the lake. When Mathilda's husband comes home from the war, wounded and troubled himself, he finds that Amanda has taken charge of Ruth and the farm, assuming her responsibility with a frightening intensity. Wry and guarded, Amanda tells the story of her family in careful doses, as anxious to hide from herself as from us the secrets of her own past and of that night.
Powered by Wonder Lister
Wonder Lister - The Ultimate eBay Listing Tool