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All the Forgivenesses BOOKS All The Forgivenesses Elizabeth Hardinger Gasengineersinglasgow.co.uk Set In Appalachia And The Midwest At The Turn Of The Twentieth Century, This Exquisite Debut Novel Paints An Intimately Rendered Portrait Of One Resilient Farm Family S Challenges And Hard Won Triumphs Helmed By An Unforgettable HeroineGrowing Up On Their Hardscrabble Farm In Rural Kentucky, Fifteen Year Old Albertina Bertie Winslow Has Learned A Lot From Her Mama, Polly She Knows How To Lance A Boil, Make A Pie Crust, Butcher A Pig, And Tend To Every Chore That Needs Doing What She Doesn T Know, But Is Forced To Reckon With All Too Soon, Is How To Look After Children As A Mother Should When Polly Succumbs To A Long Illness, Bertie Takes On Responsibility For Her Four Younger Siblings And Their Dissolute, Unreliable Daddy Yet No Matter How Hard She Tries To Hold The Family Together, The Task Is Overwhelming Nine Year Old Dacia, Especially, Is Resentful And Stubborn, Hinting At Secrets In Their Mama S Life Finally, Bertie Makes The Only Choice She Can Breaking Up The Family For Its Own Survival, Keeping The Girls With Her, Sending The Boys Off To Their Grown Brothers, Long Gone From Home.Ever Pragmatic, Bertie Marries Young, Grateful To Find A Husband Willing To Take On The Care Of Her Sisters, And Eventually Moves To The Oil Fields Of Kansas But Marriage Alone Cannot Resolve The Grief And Guilt She Carries Over A Long Ago Tragedy, Or Prepare Her For The Heartaches Still To Come Only By Confronting Wrenching Truths Can She Open Herself To Joy And Learn How To Not Only Give, But Receive, Unfettered Love.Inspired By Stories Told By The Author S Mother And Aunts, All The Forgivenesses Is As Authentic As It Is Lyrical A Captivating Novel Of Family Loyalty, Redemption, And Resilience.

About the Author: Elizabeth Hardinger

Elizabeth Hardinger grew up near Hutchinson, Kansas She now lives in Oregon with her husband, one cat, and an occasional grandchild All the Forgivenesses is her first novel.

10 thoughts on “All the Forgivenesses

  1. says:

    Disclosure I received this book for free from Goodreads

    I m undecided on stars to award as of yet, so I ll come back to that For most of this book, I was well into it while I was reading When I d put the book down here there mid read however, I found that I wasn t exactly itching to get back to it, n

  2. says:

    I received this book several weeks ago when I won it through Goodreads It is due to be published on 8 27 19 The story was inspired by the author s family It was concise, well written, and believable It was not a book you could skim through to glean the main plot of the story Every single wood was necessary and be

  3. says:

    This is a beautiful novel, rich with emotion Bertie s voice is true, real, and compelling throughout I was honored to receive an Author Review Copy of the book Each evening, I longed to dive back in this story and the lives that wrapped around me Elizabeth Hardinger has opened a window into lives past that I would not hav

  4. says:

    A giveaway from Goodreads Many thanks I thoroughly enjoyed this book Bertie, the main character, was a strong young lady from appalachia From the death of her mother to an early marriage we followed Bertie to the...

  5. says:

    The story of Bertie draws you into her life from the first page and never lets you go It runs the gamet of emotions I hope there is going to be a sequel to this one Great debut novel for Elizabeth Hardinger.

  6. says:

    Lucky to read an ARC copy ,This story weaves though a young woman s Bertie life her family time place 1900 , Kentucky Midwest where childhood was short and responsibly was long.Maybe be my favorite recommendations for 2019.Thank you Elisabeth Hardinger

  7. says:

    I didn t like the writing style or most of the characters There was some cussing and the story was not a happy one or anything I felt drawn to keep reading.

  8. says:

    From a period earlier than Walker Evans and the other depression photographers, but a story filled with the pain, and exhaustion of these photos but also resourcefulness, love and redemption.

  9. says:

    Excellent book, very well written Enjoyed it a lot Highly recommend.

  10. says:

    Will be looking for from this writer Loved it

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