Unquiet Earth (Mass Market Paperbound)

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"A flawless, fearless, great American story. It cuts a wide path through the worst and the best of what we are."
BARBARA KINGSOLVER
From the mining shanty towns of West Virginia comes this moving and passionate saga of a family, a community, and a way of life all but gone. In this coal-smudged place, Dillon, Rachel, and Jackie hopelessly intertwined in love and politics live in the shadow of the dying mines and the doomed union movement. Set against the devastation of the Depression, the fearful pulse of a world at war, the dawning hope of the War on Poverty, and, ultimately, the untamable force of nature herself, THE UNQUIET EARTH is a bold and bittersweet story of unforgettable men and women, and the times that made them great.

About the Author


Denise Giardina is the author of Storming Heaven, Emily's Ghost, and Saints and Villains, which won the Boston Book Review Prize. She is an ordained deacon in the Episcopal Church and lives in Charleston, West Virginia.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780804111447
ISBN-10: 0804111448
Publisher: Ivy Books
Publication Date: April 2nd, 1994
Pages: 352
Language: English