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The four winds

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Center Point Large Print edition.

Texas. 1921: A time of abundance. Elsa Wolcott meets Rafe Martinelli and changes the direction of her life. Her only choice: marriage to a man she barely knows. 1934: Millions are out of work and a drought has broken the Great Plains. Farmers are fighting to keep their land and their livelihoods as the crops are failing, the water is drying up, and dust threatens to bury them all. Elsa Martinelli, like so many of her neighbors, must make an agonizing choice: fight for the land she loves or go west, to California, in search of a better life. -- adapted from back cover
"Texas, 1934. Millions are out of work and a drought has broken the Great Plains. Farmers are fighting to keep their land and their livelihoods as the crops are failing, the water is drying up, and dust threatens to bury them all. One of the darkest periods of the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl era, has arrived with a vengeance. In this uncertain and dangerous time, Elsa Martinelli-like so many of her neighbors-must make an agonizing choice: fight for the land she loves or go west, to California, in search of a better life. The Four Winds is an indelible portrait of America and the American Dream, as seen through the eyes of one indomitable woman whose courage and sacrifice will come to define a generation"--

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  • 38 of 54 copies available at Westchester Library System.

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Bedford Free Library LARGE PRINT "H" (Text)
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31002150850039
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Briarcliff Manor Public Library LARGE PRINT FICTION HANNAH (Text)
Large Print
31036150947890
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Briarcliff Manor Public Library LARGE PRINT FICTION HANNAH (Text)
Large Print
31036150949227
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Bronxville Public Library LARGE PRINT HANNAH (Text)
Large Print
31004151777609
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06/07/2022
Chappaqua Library LARGE PRINT FICTION HANNAH (Text)
Large Print
31005153447133
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Croton Free Library LARGE PRINT FIC/HANNAH (Text)
Large Print
31006151802485
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Eastchester Public Library LARGE PRINT FICTION HANNAH (Text)
Large Print
31008152455271
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06/01/2022
Greenburgh Public Library LARGE PRINT FICTION HANNAH (Text)
Large Print
31009154807790
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Greenburgh Public Library LARGE PRINT FICTION HANNAH (Text)
Large Print
31009154807808
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Greenburgh Public Library LARGE PRINT FICTION HANNAH (Text)
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31009154866135
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05/20/2022
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781643588230
  • ISBN: 1643588230
  • Physical Description: 623 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Center Point Large Print edition.
  • Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Regular print version previously published by: St. Martin's Press.
Summary, etc.:
Texas. 1921: A time of abundance. Elsa Wolcott meets Rafe Martinelli and changes the direction of her life. Her only choice: marriage to a man she barely knows. 1934: Millions are out of work and a drought has broken the Great Plains. Farmers are fighting to keep their land and their livelihoods as the crops are failing, the water is drying up, and dust threatens to bury them all. Elsa Martinelli, like so many of her neighbors, must make an agonizing choice: fight for the land she loves or go west, to California, in search of a better life. -- adapted from back cover
"Texas, 1934. Millions are out of work and a drought has broken the Great Plains. Farmers are fighting to keep their land and their livelihoods as the crops are failing, the water is drying up, and dust threatens to bury them all. One of the darkest periods of the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl era, has arrived with a vengeance. In this uncertain and dangerous time, Elsa Martinelli-like so many of her neighbors-must make an agonizing choice: fight for the land she loves or go west, to California, in search of a better life. The Four Winds is an indelible portrait of America and the American Dream, as seen through the eyes of one indomitable woman whose courage and sacrifice will come to define a generation"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Women farmers > Texas > 20th century > Fiction.
Nineteen thirties > Fiction.
Migration, Internal > United States > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939 > Fiction.
Droughts > Great Plains > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Depressions > 1929 > Fiction.
Large type books.
FICTION / Women.
FICTION / Historical / General.
Depressions.
Droughts.
Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939.
Large type books.
Migration, Internal.
Great Plains.
United States.
Genre: Large type books.
Fiction.
History.
Novels.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Novels.


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