The Four Winds

The Four Winds

Downloadable Audiobook - 2021
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The Four Winds, by #1 New York Times bestselling author Kristin Hannah, is an epic novel of love and heroism and hope, set against the backdrop of one of America's most defining eras?the Great Depression. "If I close my eyes, I can still taste the dust..." Texas, 1934. Millions are out of work and a drought has broken the Great Plains. Farmers are fighting to keep their land and their livelihoods. The crops are failing, the water is drying up, and dust threatens to bury them all. In this uncertain and dangerous time, Elsa Martinelli?like so many of her neighbors?must make an agonizing choice: fight for the land she loves or go west, to California, in search of a better life. The Four Winds is an indelible portrait of America and the American Dream, as seen through the eyes of one indomitable woman who will discover the best in herself in the worst of times. A Macmillan Audio production from St. Martin's Press.
Publisher: [S.I.] : Macmillan Audio, 2021
ISBN: 9781250317247
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Whelan, Julia 1984-

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ArapahoeChristine Mar 09, 2021

Enough is, Goddamned, enough!

ArapahoeChristine Feb 26, 2021

Be brave.

ArapahoeChristine Feb 26, 2021

How much difference a friend could make. How one person could lift your spirit just enough to keep you upright.


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ArapahoeChristine Mar 09, 2021

I could not stop listening to this book. I listened while I was driving, while I did housework and well into the night. Kristin Hannah has the best ability to make you feel; you will feel fear, love, desperation, and hope.

ArapahoeChristineS Mar 08, 2021

Bleak and descriptive, this is a story for when you need a sad book. I appreciated learning about the conditions of farmers during the Dust Bowl and severe drought during the Great Depression. This felt so current, with so many natural disasters, unemployment, and immigration debates going on at the moment. The real story here is a mother/daughter story, fraught with it's own complications, and the will to survive. This was not an easy listen, I felt sad, outraged, and heartbroken; but it also seemed like I was reading a piece of history that I didn't know anything about, and that made it worth it.


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