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This tender land

Author: William Kent Krueger
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Atria Books hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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"The acclaimed author of Ordinary Grace crafts a powerful novel about an orphan's life-changing adventure traveling down America's great rivers during the Great Depression, seeking both a place to call home and a sense of purpose in a world sinking into despair"--
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Kent Krueger
ISBN: 9781476749297 1476749299
OCLC Number: 1115004686
Description: 464 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: William Kent Krueger.

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From the author of Ordinary Grace, a magnificent novel about four orphans on a life-changing odyssey during the early years of the Great Depression--a book that shines new light on a pivotal time in  Read more...

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"If you're among the millions who raced through Where the Crawdads Sing this year and are looking for another expansive, atmospheric American saga, look to the latest from Krueger." --Entertainment Read more...

 
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