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Sonoma rose

Author: Jennifer Chiaverini
Publisher: Detroit, IL : Large Print Press., 2013.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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With the nation in the throes of Prohibition, Rosa Diaz Barclay unwittingly discovers that her husband, John, has given over the duties of their Southern California rye farm in favor of armed bootlegging. Fearing the safety of her four beloved children, Rosa flees, with little more than a suitcase filled with John's ill-gotten gains and her heirloom quilts. Accompanying her is Lars, a good but flawed man who is the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Historical fiction
Domestic fiction
Romance fiction
Fiction
Love stories
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Chiaverini
ISBN: 9781594135972 1594135975
OCLC Number: 829279668
Description: 599 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Jennifer Chiaverini.

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With the nation in the throes of Prohibition, Rosa Diaz Barclay unwittingly discovers that her husband, John, has given over the duties of their Southern California rye farm in favor of armed bootlegging. Fearing the safety of her four beloved children, Rosa flees, with little more than a suitcase filled with John's ill-gotten gains and her heirloom quilts. Accompanying her is Lars, a good but flawed man who is the father of two of her children. Under assumed names, Lars and Rosa hire on at a Sonoma County vineyard, seeking not only refuge from danger, but convalescence for two of the children, who suffer from a mysterious wasting disease. The devotion of the Italian-American community to the craft of viticulture inspires Rosa to acquire a vineyard of her own, even as she discovers firsthand its inherent hardships and dangers winemakers face in such turbulent times.

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