Leafy Rivers

Leafy Rivers

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

Jessamyn West's spirited novel—set in the Ohio Territory in the early1880s—is a handsomely paced adventure for lovers of period romance and suspense. Leafy Riversis 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 assortmentof characters—such as Simon Yanders, a man whose loss has taught him generosity and whosegrief 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 atevery turn.



Indiana University Press

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.



Publisher: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, 2009
ISBN: 9780253353023
0253353025
Branch Call Number: 813.54 W52L
Characteristics: 310 p. : 21 cm

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