Unsheltered

Unsheltered

A Novel

Pre-loaded Audiobook - 2018
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"How could two hardworking people do everything right in life, a woman asks, and end up destitute? Willa Knox and her husband followed all the rules as responsible parents and professionals, and have nothing to show for it but debts and an inherited brick house that is falling apart. The magazine where Willa worked has folded; the college where her husband had tenure has closed. Their dubious shelter is also the only option for a disabled father-in-law and an exasperating, free-spirited daughter. When the family's one success story, an Ivy-educated son, is uprooted by tragedy, he seems likely to join them, with dark complications of his own. In another time, a troubled husband and public servant asks, How can a man tell the truth, and be reviled for it? A science teacher with a passion for honest investigation, Thatcher Greenwood finds himself under siege: his employer forbids him to speak of the exciting work just published by Charles Darwin. His young bride and social-climbing mother-in-law bristle at the risk of scandal, and dismiss his worries that their elegant house is unsound. In a village ostensibly founded as a benevolent Utopia, Thatcher wants only to honor his duties, but his friendships with a woman scientist and a renegade newspaper editor threaten to draw him into a vendetta with the town's powerful men."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, [2018]
Edition: Unabridged
Copyright Date: ℗2018
ISBN: 9781987145861
1987145860
Branch Call Number: FICTION (PLAY) Kingsolver, Barbara
Characteristics: 1 audio media player (approximately 16 hr., 30 min.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in
digital,non-volatile flash memory
audio file,ACLEP

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