Our reading guide for stones from the river by ursula hegi includes a book club discussion guide, book review, plot summary-synopsis and author bio. Ursula hegi is the author of sacred time, hotel of the saints, the vision of emma blau, tearing the silence, salt dancers, stones from the river, floating in my mother's palm, unearned. Life in small-town germany (1915-52) as chronicled by trudi, a dwarf with her own agenda—courtesy of the german-born hegi (floating in my mother's palm, 1990, etc. Buy the paperback book stones from the river by ursula hegi at indigoca, canada's largest bookstore + get free shipping on fiction and literature books over $25 from the acclaimed author. Ursula hegi has written nine previous books, one of which, stones from the river, was an oprah book club pick she does not specialize in flash or shock, but rather in a steady searching-out. Ursula hegi books ursula hegi is the author of the worst thing i've done, sacred time, hotel of the saints, the vision of emma blau, tearing the silence, salt.
Hegi charts a fateful love triangle bookpage review by maude mcdaniel the author of 10 previous books, including stones from the river and salt dancers, ursula hegi was born in germany and. Every couple of years, i take 'stones from the river' off my bookshelf and read it over again i first heard about this book beacuse it was an oprah's book club pick. Stones from the river is a story of secrets, parceled out masterfully by trudi -- and by ursula hegi -- as they reveal the truth about living through unspeakable times details isbn-13. Immediately download the stones from the river summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes to understand or teach stones from the river by ursula hegi. Returning to burgdorf, the small german community she memorably depicted in floating in my mother's palm , hegi captures the events and atmosphere in the country.
Ursula hegi's novel, stones from the river, exposes the reader of the persecutions of religious beliefs, a gossiping dwarf, and the people of burgdorf, a small german town in the time of the. Stones from the river by ursula hegi starting at $099 stones from the river has 9 available editions to buy at alibris.
Stones from the river: ursula hegi: the first time i read stones from the river was with my book club stones is not an easy read. Stones from the river is the 1994 novel by ursula hegi, and was chosen as an eagles selection in february 1997 it is about a woman named trudi montag who has dwarfism.
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