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Sonoma rose, Jennifer Chiaverini

Label
Sonoma rose
Title
Sonoma rose
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Chiaverini
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As the nation grapples with the strictures of Prohibition, Rosa Barclay lives on a Southern California rye farm with her volatile husband, John, who has lately found another source of income far outside the federal purview. Mother to eight children, Rosa mourns the loss of four who succumbed to the mysterious wasting disease that is now afflicting young Ana and Miguel. Two daughters born of another father are in perfect health. When an act of violence shatters Rosa's resolve to maintain her increasingly dangerous existence, she flees with the children and her precious heirloom quilts to the mesa where she last saw her beloved mother alive. As a flash flood traps them in a treacherous canyon, only one man is brave-or foolhardy-enough to come to their rescue: Lars Jorgenson, Rosa's first love and the father of her healthy daughters. Together they escape to Berkeley, where a leading specialist offers their only hope of saving Ana and Miguel. Here in northern California, they create new identities to protect themselves from Rosa's vengeful husband, the police who seek her for questioning, and the gangsters Lars reported to Prohibition agents-officers representing a department often as corrupt as the Mob itself. Ever mindful that his youthful alcoholism provoked Rosa to spurn him, Lars nevertheless supports Rosa's daring plan to stake their futures on a struggling Sonoma Valley vineyard--despite the recent hardships of local winemakers whose honest labors at viticulture have, through no fault of their own, become illegal
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Summary
Struggling with a meager existence on a Prohibition-era farm in Southern California and devastated by the losses of four of her children to a wasting disease, Rosa flees with her surviving children after a shattering act of violence
Theme
Pace
Tone
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10045652
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.H473
LC item number
S66 2012
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Elm Creek quilts novel
Series volume
0019
Target audience
adult
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an Elm Creek quilts novel
Label
Sonoma rose, Jennifer Chiaverini
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
5546999
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
405 p.
Isbn
9780525952640
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011033119
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn731911765
  • (OCoLC)731911765
Label
Sonoma rose, Jennifer Chiaverini
Publication
Control code
5546999
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
405 p.
Isbn
9780525952640
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011033119
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn731911765
  • (OCoLC)731911765

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