Bloodroot: [a novel]

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auth_author2 Bernstein, Jesse, 1976-, Card, Emily Janice., Heyborne, Kirby., Lowman, Rebecca., McGonagle, Richard., Raver, Lorna.
author Greene, Amy, 1975-
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display_description Named for a flower whose blood-red sap possesses the power both to heal and poison, Bloodroot is a stunning fiction debut about the legacies—of magic and madness, faith and secrets, passion and loss—that haunt one family across the generations, from the Great Depression to today.
The novel is told in a kaleidoscope of seamlessly woven voices and centers around an incendiary romance that consumes everyone in its path: Myra Lamb, a wild young girl with mysterious, haint blue eyes who grows up on remote Bloodroot Mountain; her grandmother Byrdie Lamb, who protects Myra fiercely and passes down "the touch" that bewitches people and animals alike; the neighbor boy who longs for Myra yet is destined never to have her; the twin children Myra is forced to abandon but who never forget their mother's deep love; and John Odom, the man who tries to tame Myra and meets with shocking, violent disaster. Against the backdrop of a beautiful but often unforgiving country, these lives come together—only to be torn apart—as a dark, riveting mystery unfolds.
With grace and unflinching verisimilitude, Amy Greene brings her native Appalachia—and the faith and fury of its people—to rich and vivid life. Here is a spellbinding tour de force that announces a dazzlingly fresh, natural-born storyteller in our midst.
From the Hardcover edition.
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subject_facet Appalachian Region -- Fiction, Detective and mystery stories, Downloadable audio books, Families -- Fiction, Family violence -- Fiction, Mountain life -- Tennessee -- Fiction, Tennessee -- Fiction
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title_full Bloodroot, Bloodroot [electronic resource] : [a novel] / by Amy Greene
title_short Bloodroot
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topic_facet Families, Family violence, Fiction, Literature, Mountain life