ₓ Google drive pdf The Driest Season: A Novel ₴ Kindle Author Meghan Kenny ⃒

ₓ Google drive pdf The Driest Season: A Novel ₴ Kindle Author Meghan Kenny ⃒ Quiet but satisfyingHauntingKenny reveals, with a clarity so delicate it is sometimes painful, the human reaction to trauma Ann Leary, New York Times Book ReviewPrecise and strongThe workmanlike nature of the prose beautifully echoes the land as well as the characters T he book is about survival as much as its about grief and coming of age Whats particularly wonderful here is how unsentimental this all is Kenny is not interested in nostalgia, or in describing a world of the past where everything was simpler and, therefore, better PloughsharesThe Driest Season settled over me like weather sweeping in, wholly immersive, charged with coming change In clear eyed, chiseled prose that perfectly captures her novels hard worn world and the powerful emotions churning through its people, Meghan Kenny manages, with wisdom and tenderness, to grapple with some of the greatest struggles of the human heart grief and the gathering of oneself out of its dust, love and the loss that is a space like an empty piece of sky following young Cielle around A lingering power that, long after the last page of this moving story, follows me too Josh Weil, author of The Age of Perpetual LightA searing debut Meghan Kenny writes an almost unbearable moment in a young womans life with precision and tenderness, ache and hope I was grateful for each page Ramona Ausubel, author of Sons and Daughters of Ease and Plenty and No One Is Here Except All of UsThe Driest Season marks the arrival of a new writer with talent, intention, and a story to tell The words are spare, beautiful, poetic, even prayerful They hold you inside your chest where lies your heart and the place you breathe A brilliant debut Robert Olmstead, author of Coal Black HorseIts hard not to fall in love with Cielle Jacobson, the resilient fifteen year old girl at the center of this spare, searingly honest novel Confronted with unspeakable loss, she discovers strengths of character that salvage a future for herself and her entire family Meghan Kennys rural Wisconsin, circa World War II, is rendered with love and precisionits weather, landscapes, and people evoked in prose that echoes recent masters of the American heartland, David Rhodes and Marilynne Robinson Lin Enger, author of The High DivideThe Driest Season evokes the naive confusion of teenage years, particularly when tragedy strikes Set in a rural community during the 1940s, this novel reminds us that human frailty, loyalty, and the yearning to understand life never goes away The past was not better or safer Its where we all once were young Chris Offutt, author of My Father, the PornographerA finely crafted novel deserving wide attention Library Journal An impressive debut novelKennys thoughtful, finely crafted work is an eloquent reminder that the breadth of a world matters less than the depth of a character Kirkus starred review Quiet and movingWith a light touch, Kelly tells an impactful story of everyday lives in trying circumstances BooklistMeghan Kenny is the author of Love Is No Small Thing Stories Her short story The Driest Seasonthe basis for her debut novelwon the Iowa Review Award and was a Pushcart Prize Special Mention She lives in Pennsylvania. The Driest Season: A Novel

  • 1.4
  • 800
  • Hardcover
  • The Driest Season: A Novel

  • Meghan Kenny
  • English
  • 21 August 2017
  • 183 pages

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