- 464 pages
- This Tender Land
- William Kent Krueger
- 28 July 2019 William Kent Krueger
For Fans Of Before We Were Yours And Where The Crawdads Sing, A Magnificent Novel About Four Orphans On A Life Changing Odyssey During The Great Depression, From The New York Times Bestselling Author Of Ordinary Grace 1932, Minnesota The Lincoln School Is A Pitiless Place Where Hundreds Of Native American Children, Forcibly Separated From Their Parents, Are Sent To Be Educated It Is Also Home To An Orphan Named Odie O Banion, A Lively Boy Whose Exploits Earn Him The Superintendent S Wrath Forced To Flee, He And His Brother Albert, Their Best Friend Mose, And A Brokenhearted Little Girl Named Emmy Steal Away In A Canoe, Heading For The Mighty Mississippi And A Place To Call Their Own.Over The Course Of One Unforgettable Summer, These Four Orphans Will Journey Into The Unknown And Cross Paths With Others Who Are Adrift, From Struggling Farmers And Traveling Faith Healers To Displaced Families And Lost Souls Of All Kinds With The Feel Of A Modern Classic, This Tender Land Is An En Thralling, Big Hearted Epic That Shows How The Magnificent American Landscape Connects Us All, Haunts Our Dreams, And Makes Us Whole.
Raised in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon, William Kent Krueger briefly attended Stanford University before being kicked out for radical activities After that, he logged timber, worked construction, tried his hand at freelance journalism, and eventually ended up researching child development at the University of Minnesota He currently makes his living as a full time author He s been married for