By Geraldine Brooks
(Penguin Audio, Compact Disc, 9780142429709)
Publication Date: May 3, 2011
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Unabridged, 10 CDs, 13 hours
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A richly imagined new novel from the author of the New York Times bestseller, People of the Book.
Geraldine Brooks is the author of Year of Wonders and the nonfiction works Nine Parts of Desire and Foreign Correspondence. Previously, Brooks was a correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, stationed in Bosnia, Somalia, and the Middle East. END
- In discussing the purchase of the island from the Wampanoag, Bethia's father says, "some now say that [the sonquem] did not fully understand that we meant to keep the land from them forever. Be that as it may, what's done is done and it was done lawfully" (p. 9). Do you agree with his opinion?