eBook Cold Rock River – Bilb-weil.de

Inrural Georgia, with the Vietnam War cranking up, pregnant seventeen year old Adie Jenkins discovers the diary of pregnant seventeen year old Tempe Jordan, a slave girl, begun as the Civil War wound down As Cold Rock River comes to its surprising, shocking, endings, questions of family, race, love, loss, and longing are loosed from the mysterious secrets that have been kept for too long and the depth of the mysterious connection between two women united by place and separated by race and a hundred years is revealed Adored this book set in Georgia in the early 1960 s It ties the stories of Adie and Willa Mae It wavers between 100 years ago during the days of slavery and subsequent freedom and the present An old diary tells the past and Willa Mae is the key to the missing pages to bring the story up to the present Despite the two women s difference of age and color, they share many of the same experiences and feelings during their lifetime They are strong resourceful women determined to survive The sto Adored this book set in Georgia in the early 1960 s It ties the stories of Adie and Willa Mae It wavers between 100 years ago during the days of slavery and subsequent freedom and the present An old diary tells the past and Willa Mae is the key to the missing pages to bring the story up to the present Despite the two women s difference of age and color, they share many of the same experiences and feelings during their lifetime They are strong resourceful women determined to survive The story starts with the complex relationship of Adie and Buck and adds in neighbor Murphy Adie learns you need to take care of yourself and for a young woman she has endured much heartache and challenge I know I like a book when it keeps me up late at night Even though life was tough I never lost hope because I could tell from the very beginning that Adie was a character that would take charge of her life in a good way which she finally did after not doing it for quite some time I loved the southern drawl, I loved reading the words and thoughts of the characters, I loved the diary from the past Not lots of life lessons learned but fun to get lost in the small town from the past. What will stay the longest with me about this book is the language, the distinctive narrative that the author was so smart to opt for in this authentic read It s very southern spoken language to begin with and then once we delve into the parallel story, the slave girl s journal Tempe , it becomes almost phonetic But I liked that a lot It added to the authenticity.The events and plot line of this book most often annoyed me, but than the language in which these events were conveyed also al What will stay the longest with me about this book is the language, the distinctive narrative that the author was so smart to opt for in this authentic read It s very southern spoken language to begin with and then once we delve into the parallel story, the slave girl s journal Tempe , it becomes almost phonetic But I liked that a lot It added to the authenticity.The events and plot line of this book most often annoyed me, but than the language in which these events were conveyed also always made me smile What irritated me was this lackadaisical attitude towards adultery, which was hurtful but not condemned by most of the characters, and then these unspoken feelings that fester in so many of them it goes against every fiber of me All these secrets that have been kept quiet for years and years, also in Tempe s journal and then to think of all these people affected, but not broken I couldn t wrap my mind around it sometimes, but accepted this, as it was so well told and part of the culture.This is the story of Adie Jenkins who s newly married and newly pregnant, though not necessarily in that order Unready for fatherhood, her skirt chasing husband isn t much help But in this stunning tale that redefines intimacy, love, and family, Adie discovers hope where she least expects it from her sweet neighbor Murphy, from the world wise midwife Willa Mae, and in the worn pages of the diary of a slave girl a girl who is much closer to Adie than she thinks.This was a rather unique book, in my opinion, with a lot of simple wisdom to go around That is the most notable What was also important to observe is that while telling an ordinary story, it condemns all the wrongs that have been done to slaves over so many years keeping their identities unknown, selling them and their children separately Slave parents, who had no clue where their kids would end up This book was so clever that way Kudos to the author for that and shame on all those people exploiters Oh, its over Sad I loved it This is a book with a subject matter that has the making of being great or intelligence insulting and it was fabulous to me Addie was such a good person heroine I dont want to say too much but I thoroughly enjoyed this Exciting, heart wrenching, angry, disgusted, sad and happy are all emotions I felt Not a typical classic love but a love none the less A great summer read Marianne I think you d like this one too It has a very diary of Mattie Spenser feel wi Oh, its over Sad I loved it This is a book with a subject matter that has the making of being great or intelligence insulting and it was fabulous to me Addie was such a good person heroine I dont want to say too much but I thoroughly enjoyed this Exciting, heart wrenching, angry, disgusted, sad and happy are all emotions I felt Not a typical classic love but a love none the less A great summer read Marianne I think you d like this one too It has a very diary of Mattie Spenser feel with a twist of Uncle Tom s cabin Now I have to go make some of Mamas sweet cherry jam and Willa Mae s strawberry muffins