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The Tender Land

A Family Love Story

by Kathleen Finneran

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Mariner Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7604830M
ISBN 100618340742
ISBN 109780618340743
OCLC/WorldCa52809186


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During The Great Depression, four orphans runaway from an abusive Indian school by canoeing the rivers of Minnesota in order to reach St Louis and the protection of an Aunt/5.

The following version of this book was used to create the guide: Krueger, William Kent. This Tender Land. Simon & Schuster, Inc., In This Tender Land, after year-old Odie O'Banion and older his brother, Albert, were orphaned, the operators of Lincoln Indian Training School, Thelma and Clyde Brickman took them in.

William Kent Krueger will discuss his stand-alone novel 'This Tender Land' on Sept. 27 in Delray Beach. The novel follows four children trying to escape their brutal life by taking a canoe down Author: Oline Cogdill. THIS TENDER LAND is not quite the book that William Kent Krueger’s fans expected, but it’s hard to imagine a better one.

Krueger had intended to write a companion to ORDINARY GRACE, his award-winning novel fromset separate and apart from his long-running Cork O’Connor series.

However, the manuscript fell short of his The Tender Land book. This Tender Land CHAPTER ONE ALBERT NAMED THE rat.

He called it Faria. It was an old creature, a mottle of gray and white fur. Almost always, it kept to the edges of the tiny cell, scurrying along the wall to a corner where I’d put a few Released on: Septem   Recommended: This Tender Land is recommended for readers who appreciate a well-written, poignant, and lyrical story by a master storyteller, for fans of William Kent Krueger (Ordinary Grace), for those who love historical fiction and adventure stories, and definitely for book clubs.

***Content Warning: Child abuse and neglect (if this were a. Editorial Reviews. Praise for This Tender Land "If you liked Where the Crawdads Sing, you'll love This Tender Land by best-selling author William Kent Krueger.

This story is as big-hearted as they come."—Parade Magazine "A Brand: Recorded Books, LLC.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. This Tender Land is a heartfelt, true to life Depression-era story filled with courage, determination, and heroism.

In a letter to readers, author William Kent The Tender Land book talks about his own difficult journey while writing this book. After the huge success of his first standalone novel, Ordinary Grace, he was asked for a companion novel.

Though The Tender Land revolves around the saddening suicide of Kathleen Finneran's younger brother, she still imbues this memoir with the utmost love and caring. A lot of memoirists aim to expose or shock or scandalize; Finneran, on the other hand, examines her Irish Catholic family with deep empathy and compassion/5.

This reading group guide for This Tender Land includes an introduction, discussion questions, and ideas for enhancing your book club. The suggested questions are intended to help your reading group find new and interesting angles and topics for your discussion.

We hope that these ideas will enrich your conversation. The information about This Tender Land shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication.

If you are the publisher or author of this. REVIEWS: This Tender Land Goodreads Publishers Weekly Star Tribune Book Companion INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. A magnificent novel about four orphans on a life-changing odyssey during the Great Depression.Minnesota—the Lincoln School is a pitiless place where hundreds of Native American children, forcibly separated from their parents, are.

THIS TENDER LAND Characters By Chapter: EDITOR: Remy Hale CH: FIRST NAME: LAST NAME: DESCRIPTION: Part One God Is A Tornado: 1: Albert: The smartest boy at Lincoln Indian Training School.

Faria: A rat. Benny: Blackwell: A Sioux from Rosebud. Thelma: Brickman: School superintendent. Odysseus: O'Banion. This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger “With every turn of the river since I’d left Lincoln School,” our young narrator muses, “the world had become broader, its mysteries more complex.

THIS TENDER LAND is a heartfelt book with engaging characters on an eventful journey. They were all searching for someone or a home to make them feel complete. The story kept the reader engrossed until the end, which was satisfying and offered much discussion.

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Add to box for $ Quick take. This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger 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 American history.

With the feel of a modern classic, "This Tender Land" is an en­thralling, big-hearted epic that shows how the magnificent American landscape connects us all, haunts our dreams, and makes us whole. Krueger’s magic is indeed evident in THIS TENDER LAND and is a book that needs to be read by every book club and everyone who loves becoming engrossed in the lives of the characters in a book and an era.

You just have to read this book to understand its beauty and excellence. 5/5 This book was given to me as an ARC by the publisher via NetGalley/5(2).

With the feel of a modern classic, This Tender Land is an en­thralling, big-hearted epic that is “more than a simple journey; it is a deeply satisfying odyssey, a quest in search of self and home” (Booklist).

#1 Bestseller in [pdf] [kindle] [epub] [tuebl] [mobi] [audiobook], #1 New Release >>. This Tender Land is the story of four “Vagabond children” (orphans) on a journey during the summer of They leave dire circumstances at a boarding school for Indian youths in Minnesota with the goal of finding a better home with their aunt in St.

Louis. Along the way they face harrowing events but somehow manage to keep going. Buy a cheap copy of This Tender Land book by William Kent Krueger. Free shipping over $ Buy a cheap copy of This Tender Land book by William Kent Krueger.

Free shipping over $ This Tender Land: A Novel. by William Kent Krueger. Rated stars. No Customer Reviews. Select Format. Hardcover. $ - $ Hardcover $ - $   Like This Tender Land, Ordinary Grace was set in Minnesota, but its era wasrather than the Depression.

Ordinary Grace came before my blogging days, but I journaled about every book I read and gave it my very top grade at the time, A+.

This Tender Land. Ten days after I picked up the book from Buckham Memorial Library, where I’d been on a waiting list for months to get the release, I’d finished the novel. And I didn’t start reading it immediately as I had to first. This Tender Land William Kent Krueger.

Atria, $27 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. ARTICLES. BookExpo William Kent Krueger Follows in. Introduction. 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.

Minnesota—the Lincoln School is a pitiless place where hundreds of Native American children, forcibly separated from their. Praise for This Tender Land “If you liked Where the Crawdads Sing, you’ll love This Tender Land by best-selling author William Kent story is as big-hearted as they come.“ —Parade Magazine “A picaresque tale of adventure during the Great Depression.

Part Grapes of Wrath, part Huckleberry Finn, Krueger’s novel is a journey over inner and outer terrain toward wisdom. With the feel of a modern classic, This Tender Land is an en­thralling, big-hearted epic that shows how the magnificent American landscape connects us all, haunts our dreams, and makes us whole.

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This Tender Land Book Review. Posted on Decem by Econogal. This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger is a brilliant tale worthy of reading. However, I am not sure how to categorize the novel.

Perhaps it belongs to the coming-of-age genre, or maybe included with the mystical. Nonetheless, this story of faith or lack thereof is a. INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. "If you liked Where the Crawdads Sing, you'll love This Tender Land This story is as big-hearted as they come."--Parade A magnificent novel about four orphans on a life-changing odyssey during the Great Depression, from the bestselling author of Ordinary Grace.

Minnesota--the Lincoln School is a pitiless place where hundreds of Price: $   A reading of This Tender Land flows like the Mississippi River, which runs through the novel in a quiet backdrop. Although it takes place in a bygone era, the themes are contemporary, as occurs with the best of historical fiction, of 3/4(6).

Title: This Tender Land Author: William Kent Krueger Published: SeptemberAtria Books Format: ARC Paperback, pages Source: Publisher Summary: 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.

Masterfully, the book interweaves past and present, showing how inseparable they are, and how the long accumulation of love and memory helps the Finnerans survive their terrible loss. THE TENDER LAND is a testament to the always complicated ways in /5(9). This book club forces me to make time to get wrapped up in a story, and I love it.

This month we read a book fresh off the printer entitled This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger. It came out last month and was an instant best seller, and I could see why after only a few chapters in.

The Tender Land is an opera with music by Aaron Copland and libretto by Horace Everett, a pseudonym for Erik opera tells of a farm family in the Midwest of the United d was inspired to write this opera after viewing the Depression-era photographs of Walker Evans and reading James Agee's Let Us Now Praise Famous Men.

He wrote the work. Dear Readers, In asking you to read This Tender Land, I am, in a way, offering you my heart. My hope is that you’re familiar with my novel Ordinary Grace, which won the Edgar Award for Best story was a profound departure from those I’ve written for my New York Times bestselling Cork O’Connor mystery series.

The response to Ordinary Grace from readers and .INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! “If you liked Where the Crawdads Sing, you’ll love This Tender Land This story is as big-hearted as they come.”—Parade A magnificent novel about four orphans on a life-changing odyssey during the Great Depression, from the bestselling author of Ordinary Grace.Minnesota—the Lincoln School is a pitiless place where .“Tell me a story!” It was never enough when someone read a story to you when you were a child: a tale from the heart was always better.

Every time the story was told, it was a little bit different, a little braver and a lot more exciting, and with “This Tender Land” by William Kent Krueger, you’re in for a good one.