Love in the Driest Season
A Family Memoir
By Neely Tucker
Three Rivers Press (CA), Paperback, 9781400081608, 276pp.
Publication Date: April 5, 2005
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“A triumph of heart and will.” —O, the Oprah Magazine
“An extraordinary book of immense feeling and significant social relevance. Love in the Driest Season challenges anyone—even those numbed by the world’s abundant cruelty—not to care.” —Washington Post
“Unceasingly compelling and filled with soaring highs and lows, Love in the Driest Season is a remarkable memoir of love and family.” —Pages
“A gorgeous mix of family memoir and reportage that traverses the big issues of politics, racism, and war.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Utterly heartfelt and truly inspiring.” —Booklist (starred review)
“Tucker’s hard-hitting memoir . . . is an almost unbelievable tale of bureaucracy, lunacy, and love. The suspense is stomach-wrenching and infuriating.” —Orlando Sentinel