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    The Promise (Free) Read ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ê Ann Weisgarber Ann Weisgarber excels at depicting the inner lives of people living through difficult historical times She writes with a graceful simplicity that lays bare the natural beauty of the landscape and her characters' turbulent emotions I found The Promise to be an even engrossing read than her first novel The Personal History of Rachel

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    Read The Promise Read ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ê Ann Weisgarber Ann Weisgarber Ê 6 Read Ann Weisgarber's debut novel The Personal History of Rachel Dupree was shortlisted for the Orange Award for New Writers and longlisted for the Orange Prize in 2009 Her second novel The Promise looks like it will attract similar pla

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    The Promise (Free) 35 What first attracted me to this novel was the setting I just love Galveston Texas Throw in the hurricane that devastated the city and I just had to read thisCatherine and Oscar come together in a very unusual way one fleeing from a scandal and the other a childhood admirer whose firs wife had died leaving his 4 year old son motherlessWha

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    Ann Weisgarber Ê 6 Read Read ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ê Ann Weisgarber Read The Promise 45 starsMy 1st book by this author I have her other novel The Personal History Of Rachel DuPree look forward to reading it soonMy friend Trudy and I did a buddy read on this we both loved the story It is about a young woman who is scorned by her community for an affair she had with a married man Back in 1900 being marri

  5. says: The Promise (Free) Ann Weisgarber Ê 6 Read Read ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ê Ann Weisgarber

    Read ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ê Ann Weisgarber The Promise (Free) A powerful touching wise and beautifully executed book There is so much below the surface of this story of two women's love for the same man set against the devastating Galveston hurricane of 1900 This book is about forgiveness of self of others of fate and its redemptive power Ann Weisgarber is a masterful writer who plumbs the truths of the human condition while enthralling readers with a tension filled tale of characters cau

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    The Promise (Free) The deadliest hurricane in US history made landfall on Galveston Island Texas and the surrounding area in 1900 It destroyed the island and killed thousands of people The author cleverly uses this horrific storm as the background for the stor

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    The Promise (Free) Read ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ê Ann Weisgarber The author uses the famous 1900 hurricane that hit Galveston Island the deadliest in U S history to anchor her historical taleThe protagonist is Catherine Wainwright; she is a talented pianist from Dayton Ohio whose livelihood dries up in the midst of a romantic scandal She begins a correspondence with Oscar Williams a Galveston farmer Oscar

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    The Promise (Free) This book would not leave me alone until I finished it Catherine Oscar Nan and Andre were all fully developed characters who each wiggled his way into my heart Catherine a renowned pianist from Dayton OH found herself ostracized for a liaison with a married man With nowhere to turn she reconnects with Oscar an old admirer the man who once delivered coal to her family She joins Oscar and his son Andre in Galveston Islan

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    Read The Promise Ann Weisgarber Ê 6 Read The Promise (Free) I liked this book but I thought it was very slow I thought it would be interesting to read about the 1900 Galveston Hurricane and I liked the story that went with it but I could have put it down at any point and never picked it back up It wasn't until the last 50 pages that the book got good I am giving it 3 12 stars only because of the page turning ending otherwise I would give it a 3

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    The Promise (Free) I loved The Personal History of Rachel DuPree and so was thrilled to get my hands on MsWeisgarber's next novel The writing is in my opinion just as flawless just as tantalizing in that I was drawn in by the story and the wo

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The Promise Read » PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ams In desperation she agrees to marry him but when Catherine travels to Oscar's farm on Galveston Island Texas a thousand miles from home she finds she is little prepared for the life that awaits her The island is remote the weather sweltering and Oscar's little boy Andre is grieving hard for his lost mother And though Oscar tries to please his new wife the secrets of the past sit uncomfort. The deadliest hurricane in US history made landfall on Galveston Island Texas and the surrounding area in 1900 It destroyed the island and killed thousands of people The author cleverly uses this horrific storm as the background for the story of Catherine and OscarCatherine lives in Dayton Ohio and is an accomplished pianist who s only source of income is from her students When the community hears of her romantic scandal with a married man the parents take their children out of her school which takes away her livelihood In desperation she writes to a previous admirer Oscar who has moved to Galveston to become a farmer Oscar s wife has recently died and he needs a wife and a mother for his young son When Oscar proposes to her she is grateful for the chance to get away from Ohio She accepts his offer and takes a train south Little does she know she will walk into a completely different culture where she doesn t fit in The heat flies and a standoffish housekeeper nearly drive her mad She starts to adjust to the environment and the threat of bad weather approaches as Oscar and Catherine begin to fall in love The story was told in alternating voices between Catherine and Nan the housekeeper As I was drawn into the story I was immediately engaged with the compelling characters Their story is simple but rich with emotion My heart went out to every one of the characters and their plight in life This is a rare time that I think a book should be longer rather than shorter so that the author would have been able to strengthen the relationship of Catherine and Oscar I for one would like to see this novel made into a movie

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The Promise Read » PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ably between them Meanwhile for Nan Ogden Oscar’s housekeeper Catherine’s sudden arrival has come as a great shock For not only did she promise Oscar’s first wife that she would be the one to take care of little Andre but she has feelings for Oscar which she is struggling to suppress And when the worst storm in a generation descends the women will find themselves tested as never before. I liked this book but I thought it was very slow I thought it would be interesting to read about the 1900 Galveston Hurricane and I liked the story that went with it but I could have put it down at any point and never picked it back up It wasn t until the last 50 pages that the book got good I am giving it 3 12 stars only because of the page turning ending otherwise I would give it a 3

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The Promise Read » PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB From the author of The Personal History of Rachel Dupree shortlisted for the Orange Award for New Writers and longlisted for the Orange Prize1900 Young pianist Catherine Wainwright flees the fashionable town of Dayton Ohio in the wake of a terrible scandal Heartbroken and facing destitution she finds herself striking up correspondence with a childhood admirer the recently widowed Oscar Willi. Ann Weisgarber s debut novel The Personal History of Rachel Dupree was shortlisted for the Orange Award for New Writers and longlisted for the Orange Prize in 2009 Her second novel The Promise looks like it will attract similar plauditsSet in the US in 1900 we are told the story of young pianist Catherine Wainright who is left in desperate circumstances following an inappropriate liaison with a married man Shunned by the proper folk of Dayton Ohio she grasps at straws in an effort not to be totally ruined By reigniting a friendship with a former admirer she manages to rescue her reputation but this reuires her moving a thousand miles away to Galveston Island Texas Her rescuer recently widowed dairy farmer Oscar Williams is a uiet reserved man but he does his utmost to help Catherine settle inThis is a compelling read peopled with characters who will engage the reader Catherine sticks out like a sore thumb with her townish ways but you feel for her as she struggles to adjust to reduced circumstances a stifling climate and a grieving step son Andre Whilst Oscar s housekeeper Nan Ogden does not overtly reject the new Mrs Williams she feels unable to give a wholly warm welcome to the newcomerI loved the vivid descriptions of the island and you get a very strong sense of the isolation of the islanders always at the mercy of the elements both the sweltering sun and the unpredictable waters Eually prevalent in the story is the theme of music and how it affects people s emotions creating a spark between Catherine and Oscar building bridges between Catherine and Andre and in Nan s case resurrecting feelings she d prefer to keep buriedA powerful moving story which is sure to garner even fans for this talented author

  • Hardcover
  • 320
  • The Promise
  • Ann Weisgarber
  • en
  • 07 June 2020
  • 9781629142364