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The person history of Rachel Dupree

a novel

by Ann Weisgarber

  • 335 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American women -- Fiction,
  • Ranchers -- South Dakota -- Fiction,
  • African American veterans -- Fiction,
  • Badlands -- South Dakota -- Fiction,
  • South Dakota -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnn Weisgarber.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3623.E4537 P47 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24050268M
    ISBN 109780670022014
    LC Control Number2010004713
    OCLC/WorldCa466335818


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This second engaging novel from Weisgarber has shades of Willa Cather, Sinclair Lewis, and Conrad Richter.” Publishers Weekly, starred review Ann Weisgarber is the author of the new historical novel The Glovemaker, which takes place in Utah in the also has written The Promise and The Personal History of Rachel lives in Galveston, Texas.

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Fourteen years later and five kids with one more on the way (and two in the ground), and they are suffering the worst drought, and don’t know how they will survive.Ann Weisgarber, author of The Promise and The Personal History of Rachel DuPree, grew up in Kettering, Ohio, a suburb of Dayton.

She graduated from Wright State University with a bachelor of arts in social work, then earned a master of arts in sociology from the University of Houston.