New PDF release: Mother of Rain

By Karen Spears Zacharias

ISBN-10: 0881464481

ISBN-13: 9780881464481

utilizing the idiom of the time and place--a small, close-knit, East Tennessee group because the melancholy yields to international battle II--the tale follows the struggles of Maizee Hurd as she suffers via a sequence of setbacks from formative years on: the grotesque early demise of her mom; her father's rejection; the beginning, affliction, and ensuing deafness of her toddler son, Rain; and the disappearance of her husband throughout the struggle. notwithstanding relatives and neighborhood aid is helping, her carry on sanity is still tenuous.
"Mother of Rain" is an exploration of the character of group in a rural surroundings. the folks inhabiting Christian Bend are a sympathetic team, together with the childless aunt and uncle who take Maizee in whilst her father abandons her; Burdy Lutrell, the mysterious, darkish, Melungeon healer from over the mountain; Zebulon, Maizee's dedicated husband, between others. Zacharias offers lots of them their very own chapters. Zeb's regularly characteristic his studies within the military as a paratrooper throughout the D-Day invasion, although his chapters additionally contain many flashbacks to the heart of his existence, Maizee and Christian Bend. all of the different chapters are rooted there.

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