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by Jane. Smiley
Lidie Is an Unforgettable Character. The All-True Travels is consistently absorbing, thanks in large part to the strong, vibrant voice of the unforgettable Lidie Newton.
Lidie Is an Unforgettable Character. The All-True Travels is a showcase for Smiley’s range and dexterity, dead-on in its emotional impact and resonant in the painful truths it conveys. San Diego Union-Tribune. Rendered in sharply lucid prose and filled with wonderful period detail. Good Housekeeping "Packed with action in a setting worthy of a Western shoot-’em-up.
Most of the cases, in which the children of sensible and conscientious parents turn out badly, result from one or the other of these causes. strict, severe, and unbending, and the other excessively indulgent, or else the parents are sometimes very strict and decided, and at other times allow disobedience to go unpunished. p. 228THE NETX DAY WAS Sunday. The All-True Travels is a showcase for Smiley's range and dexterity, dead-on in its emotional impact and resonant in the painful truths it conveys. "San Diego Union-Tribune.
The heroine is Lidie Newton, the wife of a slain abolitionist. Dressed as a boy, she embarks on a mission of revenge against his killer. By the author of Moo. Addeddate.
Top. American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. The heroine is Lidie Newton, the wife of a slain abolitionist.
Smiley at the 2009 Texas Book Festival. Smiley's most recent works are a trilogy of novels about an Iowa family over the course of generations. The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton (1998). The first novel of the trilogy, Some Luck, was published in 2014 by Random House. The second volume followed in the spring of 2015, and the third volume in the fall of 2015.
Jane Smiley's power as a writer lies in her ability to evoke her chosen milieu, no matter how far-flung. The Pulitzer winner is able to vary her settings - from 14th-century Greenland to a modern-day college campus - as well as her tone, never missing a beat. Mr. Wrong: Real-Life Stories About the Men We Used to Love. Audrey Niffenegger, Jacquelyn Mitchard, Harriet Brown, Jane Smiley.
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Smiley takes us back to Kansas in 1855, a place of rising passions and vast uncertainties. Narrated in the spirited, unsentimental voice of 20-year-old Lidie Newton, the novel is at once an ambitious examination of a turning point in history and the riveting story of one woman's journey into uncharted regions of place and self. Richly imagined and superbly written, Jane Smiley's new novel is an extraordinary accomplishment in an already distinguished career.