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Cruel Country

by Marion Lennox

  • 376 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Ulverscroft Large Print .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Romance,
  • Romance - General,
  • Fiction - Romance,
  • Large Print

  • Edition Notes

    Series(Magna Large Print General Series)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10807349M
    ISBN 100750509643
    ISBN 109780750509640
    OCLC/WorldCa34732782

    This journey to her mother's deathbed has released her to tell the truth within the truth. She arrives at her mother's bedside as a daughter overcome by grief, but she navigates this cruel country as a writer-an acute observer of detail, a relentless and insistent questioner. (source: Nielsen Book Data). “I am learning the alchemy of grief—how it must be carefully measured and doled out, inflicted—but I have not yet mastered this art,” writes Judith Ortiz Cofer in The Cruel richly textured, deeply moving, lyrical memoir centers on Cofer’s return to her native Puerto Rico after her mother has been diagnosed with late-stage lung cancer.

      Author of Tales of a cruel country, Written in Friendship A Book of Reminiscences, Set Down In Malice A Book Of Reminiscences, The poisoner, Written in friendship, Memorizing Music (Musician's Handbooks), Imaginary interviews with great composers, With the great composers, a series of pen pictures exhibiting, in the form of . NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form. Members register for free and can request review copies or be invited to review by the publisher. The Cruel Country is a wise and generous memoir of exile, love, and homecoming.

      A father-in-law dies. A mother dies. A husband takes ill. The Cruel Country, by Judith Ortiz Cofer is an amorphous meditation on all a particularly uplifting book with which to start Part way through The Cruel Country, I thought to myself Is this really necessary? Not that the book isn't necessary to the author; with each word, you can feel how . Beautiful, cruel country. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Eva Antonia Wilbur-Cruce; Eva Antonia Wilbur-Cruce: Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Eva Antonia Wilbur.


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What immediately draws the reader to A Beautiful, Cruel Country is this sense of living history, of the author's immersion in the land of her childhood." — Western American Literature "As fascinating and diversified as the contents of an old trunk [a] most interesting and appealing book."4/5(15).

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Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Arizona's Arivaca Valley lies only a short distance from /5. What immediately draws the reader to Cruel Country book Beautiful, Cruel Country is this sense of living history, of the author's immersion in the land of her childhood." — Western American Literature "As fascinating and diversified as the contents of an old trunk [a] most interesting and appealing book."Cited by: 3.

What we discover in The Cruel Country is how much Cofer has heretofore held back in her vivid and compelling writing. This journey to her mother's deathbed has. Judith Ortiz Cofer in her latest work, The Cruel Country, published by UGP, takes us "behind the veil" and reveals the myriad of emotions that she experienced as her mother was hospitalized and her death imminent, and the affect her death had on her.5/5(6).

A Beautiful, Cruel Country was published in when the author, Eva Wilbur-Cruce was in her 80's. This is a story of her youth on a Southern Arizona ranch near Arivaca in the early 20th century. It is the story of a young girl, being educated by her father in the harsh realities of life and the beauty that surrounds by: 3.

What we discover in The Cruel Country is how much Cofer has heretofore held back in her vivid and compelling writing. This journey to her mother's deathbed has released /5(21).

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Excerpt from Tales of a Cruel Country How white it is. She said to herself; and then something in her brain whispered: How white they will be. How white they will be to night, in so few hours. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

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When Arizona Territory was America's Free shipping over $/5(4). This frontier way of life, which prevailed as recently as the beginning of the twentieth century, is now recollected in vivid detail by an octogenarian who spent her girlhood in this beautiful, cruel country.

Eva Antonia Wilbur inherited a unique affinity for the by: 3. Tales of a Cruel Country () Novella. Any Man Who Drinks () Other publications As Gerald Cumberland. Set Down in Malice: a Book of Reminiscences () Written in Friendship: a Book of Reminiscences () As Charles Frederick Kenyon (ou C.

Fred Kenyon) Hall Caine, the Man and the Novelist () How to Memorize Music (). Book Description: "I am learning the alchemy of grief-how it must be carefully measured and doled out, inflicted-but I have not yet mastered this art," writes Judith Ortiz Cofer inThe Cruel richly textured, deeply moving, lyrical memoir centers on Cofer's return to her native Puerto Rico after her mother has been diagnosed with late-stage lung cancer.

It would be easier to name the cruelest conquerors than the cruelest nations. To name just a few: Genghis Khan would probably rank first among butchers. He and his Mongol warriors are thought to have reduced the entire Earth’s population by an est.

Judith Ortiz Cofer has done it again: let us into her life and her heart, brilliantly. A must-read for anyone who has lost a parent or straddled two cultures, The Cruel Country is a wise and generous memoir of exile, love, and homecoming. author of Island of Bones - Joy CastroBrand: University of Georgia Press.

Books shelved as abusive-husband: Silver Thaw by Catherine Anderson, How Clarissa Burden Learned to Fly by Connie May Fowler, The Horseman by Jillian Har. "The Cruel Country is a memoir centered around the author's journey to Puerto Rico after her mother had been diagnosed with late stage lung cancer.

The author recounts her life on a ranch in southern Arizona and describes the seasons of ranch life, folk medicine, and the region's ethnic roots. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .The Cruel Count book.

Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. InLady Vesta Cressinton-Font travels alone to the small Medit /5(8).THE CRUEL COUNTRY is her private struggle to come to terms with her mother’s death.

When Judith learns that her mother’s death is imminent, she rushes to Puerto Rico to be at her side like a good daughter. There sitting by her mother’s deathbed, Judith is engulfed with all sorts of feelings – love, regret, fear, guilt, loneliness.