Sweetgrass by Mary Alice Monroe audiobook

Sweetgrass

By Mary Alice Monroe
Read by Sandra Burr

Brilliance Audio
12.90 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781441852786

Sweetgrass is a historic tract of land in South Carolina that has been home to the Blakely family for eight generations. But Sweetgrass—named for the indigenous grass that grows in the area—is in trouble. Taxes are skyrocketing. Bulldozers are leveling the surrounding properties. And the Blakelys could be forced to sell the one thing that continues to hold their disintegrating family together.In this poignant novel of hope, acceptance and the powerful gift of forgiveness, Mary Alice Monroe paints an intimate portrait of a family that must learn to unravel old patterns and weave together a new future.“The lush details in this prodigal-son tale bring the low-country setting to life.… Readers who enjoy such fine Southern voices as Pat Conroy will add the talented Monroe to their list of favorites.” —Booklist

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Summary

Summary

Sweetgrass is a historic tract of land in South Carolina that has been home to the Blakely family for eight generations. But Sweetgrass—named for the indigenous grass that grows in the area—is in trouble. Taxes are skyrocketing. Bulldozers are leveling the surrounding properties. And the Blakelys could be forced to sell the one thing that continues to hold their disintegrating family together.

In this poignant novel of hope, acceptance and the powerful gift of forgiveness, Mary Alice Monroe paints an intimate portrait of a family that must learn to unravel old patterns and weave together a new future.

“The lush details in this prodigal-son tale bring the low-country setting to life.… Readers who enjoy such fine Southern voices as Pat Conroy will add the talented Monroe to their list of favorites.” —Booklist

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Sprawling, leisurely tales like Sweetgrass are seldom seen these days. Wholly fascinating, blessed with oodles of dark family secrets and lush, lyrical prose.” RT Book Reviews (4 stars)

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Author

Author Bio: Mary Alice Monroe

Author Bio: Mary Alice Monroe

Mary Alice Monroe is the author of nearly two dozen novels, several nonfiction titles, and award-winning children’s books. Her body of work reflects her commitment to the natural world through literature. She has served on the faculty of numerous writer’s conferences and retreats and is a featured speaker at events, both literary and conservation. Her books have achieved several bestseller lists, including the New York Times, SIBA, and USA Today, and are sold worldwide. She has been awarded the SC Center for the Book Award for Fiction, the International Book Award for Green Fiction, the Career Achievement Award for mainstream fiction by RT Book Reviews, and the South Carolina Book Festival Literary Excellence Award.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 12.90
Audience: Adult
Language: English