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Bloodroot

8 Ratings: 3.3
A book by Amy Greene

Amazon Best Books of the Month, January 2010:Bloodrootis that rare sort of family saga that feels intimate instead of epic. Set in Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains, it’s told largely in tandem voices that keep watchful eyes on Myra Lamb. She is … see full wiki

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Author: Amy Greene
Publisher: Knopf
2 reviews about Bloodroot
review by . April 27, 2010
Reading Amy Greene's BLOODROOT causes you to long for a more simple time in life when things were not as complicated as they can be as adults. Sure there are problems, but you deal with them in your own way in order to make life bearable.     Greene writes in a way that soothes the reader and allows you to forget about the cares of your own day and settle into those of the characters. You laugh and play with them, and feel sorry for their circumstances when the time warrants. …
review by . March 04, 2010
The bloodroot is a flower that has the capacity to both heal and poison. The same could be said of one of the story's most memorable characters, Myra. Myra lives on Bloodroot Mountain, and it is clear that the mountain also lives IN her, as she never rests easy when she is away from it. Myra and other women in her family tree are said to have mystical powers. In her family and on the mountain in general, these powers have been used for good. But, when it comes to the men in her life, something about …
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