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Leafy Rivers (Library of Indiana Classics)

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Jessamyn West's spirited novel--set in the Ohio Territory in the early 1880s--is a handsomely paced adventure for lovers of period romance and suspense. Leafy Rivers is a young bride caught up in emotions she does not altogether understand and cannot quite control. As she races against time to save a life and a marriage that may already be lost, a vivid assortment of characters--such as Simon Yanders, a man whose loss has taught him generosity and whose grief has made him alert to joy; Cashie Wade, irresistibly wild and free; and Leafy's husband, Reno, whose love is matched only by his ineptitude--offers challenges that threaten to waylay her at every turn.

Synopsis:

A young bride's journey to self-discovery in the 19th-century Midwest

About the Author

Jessamyn West (1902-1984) published numerous stories in magazines, including The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Harper's Magazine, Harper's Bazaar, and Ladies' Home Journal. Her books include The Friendly Persuasion and Cress Delahanty.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780253353023
Author:
West, Jessamyn
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Location:
Bloomington, IN
Subject:
General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Ohio
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Indiana and the Midwest; Literature; Literature and Literary Studies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
New Edition
Series:
Library of Indiana Classics
Publication Date:
20081231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.22 x 5.48 x 0.76 in

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