Unsheltered: A Novel

  • 480 pages
  • Anglais
  • Format Kindle
Unsheltered: A Novel

ǂ Beading 嵒 Unsheltered: A Novel essay ტ Ebook Author Barbara Kingsolver ᄺ Kingsolvers meticulously observed, elegantly structured novel unites social commentary with gripping storytellingContaining both a rich story and a provocative depiction of times that shake the shelter of familiar beliefs, this novel shows Kingsolver at the top of her game Publishers Weekly starred review As always, Kingsolver gives readers plenty to think about Her warm humanism coupled with an unabashed point of view make her a fine 21st century exponent of the honorable tradition of politically engaged fiction Kirkus Reviews starred review Exceptionally involving and rewardingThere is much to delight in and think about while reveling in Kingsolvers vital characters, quicksilver dialogue, intimate moments, dramatic showdowns, and lushly realized milieusAn enveloping, tender, witty, and awakening novel of love and trauma, family and survival, moral dilemmas and intellectual challenges Booklist starred reviewThe New York Times bestselling author of Flight Behavior, The Lacuna, and The Poisonwood Bible and recipient of numerous literary awardsincluding the National Humanities Medal, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and the Orange Prizereturns with a timely novel that interweaves past and present to explore the human capacity for resiliency and compassion in times of great upheaval.Willa Knox has always prided herself on being the embodiment of responsibility for her family Which is why its so unnerving that shes arrived at middle age with nothing to show for her hard work and dedication but a stack of unpaid bills and an inherited brick home in Vineland, New Jersey, that is literally falling apart The magazine where she worked has folded, and the college where her husband had tenure has closed The dilapidated house is also home to her ailing and cantankerous Greek father in law and her two grown children her stubborn, free spirited daughter, Tig, and her dutiful debt ridden, ivy educated son, Zeke, who has arrived with his unplanned baby in the wake of a life shattering development.In an act of desperation, Willa begins to investigate the history of her home, hoping that the local historical preservation society might take an interest and provide funding for its direly needed repairs Through her research into Vinelands past and its creation as a Utopian community, she discovers a kindred spirit from the 1880s, Thatcher Greenwood.A science teacher with a lifelong passion for honest investigation, Thatcher finds himself under siege in his community for telling the truth his employer forbids him to speak of the exciting new theory recently published by Charles Darwin Thatchers friendships with a brilliant woman scientist and a renegade newspaper editor draw him into a vendetta with the towns most powerful men At home, his new wife and status conscious mother in law bristle at the risk of scandal, and dismiss his financial worries and the news that their elegant house is structurally unsound.Brilliantly executed and compulsively readable, Unsheltered is the story of two families, in two centuries, who live at the corner of Sixth and Plum, as they navigate the challenges of surviving a world in the throes of major cultural shifts In this mesmerizing story told in alternating chapters, Willa and Thatcher come to realize that though the future is uncertain, even unnerving, shelter can be found in the bonds of kindredwhether family or friendsand in the strength of the human spirit. 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