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Kim Michele Richardson

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Tekijän teokset

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek (2019) 2,862 kappaletta, 189 arvostelua
The Book Woman's Daughter (2022) 744 kappaletta, 40 arvostelua
Liar's Bench (2015) 137 kappaletta, 11 arvostelua
The Sisters of Glass Ferry (2017) 119 kappaletta, 9 arvostelua
GodPretty in the Tobacco Field (2016) 88 kappaletta, 8 arvostelua
The Unbreakable Child (2009) 72 kappaletta, 12 arvostelua
De laatste libelle 2 kappaletta
The Book Woman?s Daugher 1 kappale, 1 arvostelu

Merkitty avainsanalla


1950s or 1960s
Kentucky, USA
North Carolina, USA
Habitat for Humanity
Prevention of Child Abuse
Lyhyt elämäkerta
NYT and USA TODAY bestselling author, Kim Michele Richardson resides in her home state of Kentucky. She has volunteered for Habitat for Humanity, building houses, and is an advocate for the prevention of child abuse and domestic violence, partnering with the U.S. Navy globally to bring awareness and education to the prevention of domestic violence. She is the author of the bestselling memoir The Unbreakable Child, and a book critic for the New York Journal of Books. Her novels include, Liar's Bench, GodPretty in the Tobacco Field and The Sisters of Glass Ferry. Kim Michele latest novel is The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek, a NYT bestseller about the fierce and brave Kentucky Packhorse librarians of Kentucky.



Cussy Mary Carter (Bluet) is 19 years old in 1936 and has a genetic condition that makes her appear blue. Due to this, she faces racism and discrimination. She is forced by her miner father to marry Charlie Frazier, 62 years old, who has a heart attack on their marriage night after raping and beating her. She becomes a librarian who rides out into the hills of Kentucky, delivering books and magazines to people who otherwise would not have access. Cussy Mary rides her cantankerous mule, Junia. After a visit to one of her patrons, Preacher Vester Frazier (Charlie’s cousin) assaults her in the woods. She meets another patron, Jackson Lovett, and they bond over their love of books and reading. Cussey's father becomes involved in the miner's union which eventually leads to his death. The Doc in town takes Cussey Mary to Lexington, Kentucky, to run tests on her blue condition. Eventually, Doc finds a medicine that turns her skin white, but she stops taking it due to its side effects. She still experiences discrimination from some of the other librarians at the Library Center where she sorts books and picks up and returns them. She does befriend, Queenie, an African American librarian who is also discriminated against.… (lisätietoja)
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baughga | 188 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jun 23, 2024 |
Really enjoyed audiobook. Very much similar to Jojo Moyes-giver of stars
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SBG1962 | 188 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jun 3, 2024 |
An enjoyable historical story about a pack-horse librarian in 1930s Kentucky.
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DocHobbs | 188 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 27, 2024 |
Historical fiction set in western Kentucky in the 1950s.
It's main character, Honey, is the daughter of Cussy, the "book woman" from The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek hence the title of this second book in the series.

Honey is a teenager who, as well as being one of the "Blue People" due to a rare genetic disease just like her mother, becomes a "book woman" like her too.
Honey must make very hard choices to survive on her own terms when she is separated from her parents due to a troubling series of events.… (lisätietoja)
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deslivres5 | 39 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 23, 2024 |



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