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బ Free Hardcover Download @Stormy Weather: A Novel ಆ Kindle Author Paulette Jiles ಢ బ Free Hardcover Download @Stormy Weather: A Novel ಆ Kindle Author Paulette Jiles ಢ Jiles s eloquent, engaging sopho novel celebrates four strong women toughing out the Great Depression in the Texas dust bowl As the book opens in 1927, Elizabeth Stoddard and husband Jack have three daughters the pretty Mayme, the tomboyish Jeanine and the writerly Bea Jeanine, resented for being daddy s favorite, soon becomes the novel s primary point of view After the disgraced Jack dies in 1937, the four Stoddard women move back to the 150 acre homeplace on the Brazos River in Central Texas Drought, hail and dust storms, land tax debts and grinding poverty make life a struggle radio shows, horse racing, wildcat oil well speculation and stuttering news reporter friend Milton Brown provide diversions Jeanine falls in love with local rancher Ross Everett Mayme dates soldier Vernon Visceral detail of the 1930s rancher life and the hardscrabble setting add authenticity, particularly in the characters feel for horses While forthright, some of the dialogue is less than believable as when Ross compliments Jeanine on her furious bloody purple dress , but it serves the characters greater than usual emotional bandwidth Jiles winds this gritty saga up on the eve of WWII with a patchwork quilt s worth of hope May Copyright Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc All rights reserved.In her second novel, following the acclaimed Enemy Women 2002 , Jiles proves herself an exceptional writer This stirring story of four women Elizabeth Stoddard and her three daughters, Mayme, Jeanine, and Bea struggling to survive during the Depression is set against a barren Texas landscape, still suffering the effects of a long drought and devastating dust storms The Stoddards, having followed their charming patriarch, Jack, from one oil field to another, must now cope with his death from a gas leak His love of gambling and liquor has left them destitute they return to their long abandoned family farm, where they face a hefty bill for back taxes Jack s one legacy is an underfed racehorse named Smoky Joe Jeanine, smart and practical, is forced to sell the horse to cover their debts but takes a percentage of his winnings meanwhile, her mom invests in a wildcat oil well The lack of money, though, never detracts from the Stoddards dignity Jiles conveys their sense of self and of home in language as spare and stark as the Texas landscape Joanne Wilkinson Copyright American Library Association All rights reserved Stormy Weather song Wikipedia Stormy is a torch written by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler Ethel Waters first sang it at The Cotton Club night club in Harlem recorded that year, the same year was sung London Elisabeth Welch Frances LangfordAlso , for time history entire floor revue from s went on tour, playing theatres Eddie Rochester Anderson Fulfillment FBA service we offer sellers lets 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    • Stormy Weather: A Novel
    • 1.2
    • 35
    • Hardcover
    • 354 pages
    • Paulette Jiles
    • English
    • 06 February 2017

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