Téléchargez le livre :  The Well And The Mine

The Well And The Mine


  • Virago

  • Date de publication : 2009-11-05




À PROPOS


An assured, inspiring debut which demonstrates the power of the human spirit to give comfort in times of hardship.
In 1931 Carbon Hill, a small Alabama coal-mining town, nine-year-old Tess Moore watches from the darkness of her back porch as a strange woman lifts the cover off the family well and tosses a baby in without a word.
It is the height of the Depression; while Tess's father, Albert, performs backbreaking and dangerous work at the mine, her mother, Leta, makes do without meat on her table. But the family are luckier than most; the food they can grow on their plot of land has so far saved them from the crippling poverty and near-starvation that besets their neighbours. As Tess tries to unravel the mystery of the woman at the well, a portrait emerges of a family and a community struggling to survive the darkest of times. Resonant, vivid and clear-eyed in its portrayal of both the best and the worst of human nature, The Well and the Mine is a stunning novel about love, hope and the importance of doing the right thing.

Fiche technique

Pages

256


Collection

n.c


9781844086535

EAN papier

EAN EPUB

9780748116515


Informations sur l'ebook
EN SAVOIR PLUS
Nb pages copiables 0
Nb pages imprimables 0
Taille du fichier -

Prix

6,99 €



Suggestions personnalisées


application de lecture ebooks ipad ios android et liseuse

Restez informé(e) des événements et promotions ebook

OK

Paiement sécurisé

Transaction 3D Secure