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Bottomland

Michelle Hoover

Bottomland

by Michelle Hoover

  • 329 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Neighbors,
  • Farm life,
  • Missing children,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    In the years after World War I the Hess family attempt to rid themselves of the anti-German sentiment that left a stain on their name. But when the youngest two daughters vanish in the middle of the night, the family must piece together what happened while struggling to maintain their life on the unforgiving Iowa plains.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesBottom land
    StatementMichelle Hoover
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3608.O6253 B67 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination294 pages
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27205365M
    ISBN 100802124712
    ISBN 109780802124715
    OCLC/WorldCa911365022

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    2 clubs reading this now 0 members have read this book At once intimate and sweeping, Bottomland --the anticipated second novel from Michelle Hoover--follows the Hess family in the years after World War I as they attempt to rid themselves of the Anti-German sentiment that left a stain on their name. Bottomland (Book): Hoover, Michelle: In the years after World War I the Hess family attempt to rid themselves of the anti-German sentiment that left a stain on their name. But when the youngest two daughters vanish in the middle of the night, the family must piece together what happened while struggling to maintain their life on the unforgiving Iowa plains.

    “A lyrical, at times mysterious, and dreamy tale of family ties An intriguing, modern take on a classic American landscape” (Kirkus Reviews).At once intimate and sweeping, Bottomland follows the Hess family in the years after World War I, as they attempt to rid themselves of the anti-German sentiment that left a stain on their name. But when the youngest two daughters vanish Brand: Grove Atlantic. Bottomland (Book): Hoover, Michelle: At once intimate and sweeping, Bottomland follows the Hess family in the years after World War I, as they attempt to rid themselves of the Anti-German sentiment that left a stain on their name. But when the youngest two daughters vanish in the middle of the night, the family must piece together what happened while struggling to maintain .


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Bottomland by Michelle Hoover is a book to be read slowly and carefully. The language is deceptively simple, but the strength of the story is in the details one might miss if reading too quickly.

Bottomland is set in the American Midwest starting in the early 20th century. At the beginning of the book, two teenage sisters disappear from their /5.

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The Hess family reels from grief and shame intheir German heritage in the wake of World War I, suffering /5(51). GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe headed by Jon Julius, who emigrated from Germany to the United States instaking acres of Midwestern bottomland as a homestead for his wife and the six children they would have.

Some 20 years later, the Hess family may seem rooted, but the demands of survival on the land are. Bottomland Michelle Hoover. Grove/Black Cat, $16 trade paper (p) ISBN the book tells the story of the Hess family from the perspectives of the patriarch, a German.

t once intimate and sweeping, Bottomland—the anticipated second novel from Michelle Hoover—follows the Hess family in the years after World War I as they attempt to rid themselves of the Anti-German sentiment that left a stain on their when the youngest two daughters vanish in the middle of the night, the family must piece together what happened while.

Based on actual events, Bottomland is the story of the murder of a young woman in Franklin, Tennessee. Set init explores the social mores of the town itself and the personalities of all involved, from the townspeople, to the police, to the killers.

“A mystery, a family story, and a stark portrait of a time in American history, Bottomland moved me. It haunts me still.” — Kate Racculia, author of Bellweather Rhapsody “Bottomland is a magnificent, sweeping book, filled with the hardship of immigrant life This book will break your heart and raise your spirit.”.

" Bottomland is a magnificent, sweeping book, filled with the hardship of immigrant life and the poignancy of family ties. Michelle Hoover has taken up Willa Cather’s mantle in chronicling the beautiful nobility of the nascent American West.

The Hess family reels from grief and shame in their German heritage in the wake of World War I Brand: Grove/Atlantic, Inc. Bottomland book. Read 51 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A new Southern Gothic novel that will appeal to fans of To Kill a Mockin /5.

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How to use bottomland in a sentence. Discussion Questions for "Bottomland" The following questions can be used to facilitate group discussions on the All Iowa Reads selection, Bottomland by Michelle Hoover.

Michelle Hoover begins the novel, Bottomland with a quote from a poem by Margo Taft Stever called Bottom Land, which is about motherhood. Bottomland started out great in the beginning, but from the middle to the end, the story began to slack, as though she was hurrying to make a deadline.

The storyline itself was a great one, but there were too many cliff-hangers and quick endings of the characters. Some of the cliff-hangers would be great, if we were promised a follow-up book. PRAISE FOR BOTTOMLAND * A March Indie Next Pick* An Amazon Best Book of the Month "There are many compelling things about Michelle Hoover's potent new novel, Bottomland, not least of all her austere Hoover's story, set largely in the immediate wake of World War I, has so much contemporary resonance.

Bottomland is a haunting story of pride, love, and betrayal, set among the rugged terrain of Iowa, the fields of war-torn Flanders, and the bustling Chicago streets. With exquisite lyricism, Michelle Hoover deftly examines the intrepid ways a person can forge a life of one's own despite the dangerous obstacles of prejudice and oppression.

Michelle Hoover is an American writer and college instructor. She is the author of The Quickening a novel. She was born in Ames, Iowa, but currently lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

She was selected as the Philip Roth Writer-in-Residence at Bucknell University. She was a MacDowell Fellow from the MacDowell Colony. She has taught writing at Boston University and, since .“Bottomland is a magnificent, sweeping book, filled with the hardship of immigrant life and the poignancy of family ties.

This book will break your heart and raise your spirit.” —Allison Amend, author of Enchanted Islands “A work of unusual intelligence—enthralling and precise.

Book review: 'Bottomland,' by Michelle Hoover: A mystery wrapped in isolation and ethnic fear FICTION: Two German-American girls are missing from their small Iowa town during the years surrounding.