Tornado Weather: A Novel

By Deborah E. Kennedy
Read by Cassandra Campbell  and Daniel Thomas May

9.97 Hours 07/11/2017 unabridged
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“Dark and dangerous and strange and wonderful…Kennedy writes with the gritty poetry of Daniel Woodrell and misfit sensibility of Flannery O’Connor.” —Benjamin Percy Five-year-old Daisy Gonzalez’s father is always waiting for her at the bus stop. But today, he isn’t, and Daisy disappears. When Daisy goes missing, nearly everyone in town suspects or knows something different about what happened. And they also know a lot about each other. The immigrants who work in the dairy farm know their employers’ secrets. The hairdresser knows everything except what’s happening in her own backyard. And the roadkill collector knows love and heartbreak more than anyone would ever expect. They are all connected, in ways small and profound, open and secret. By turns unsettling, dark, and wry, Kennedy’s powerful voice brings the town’s rich fabric to life. Tornado Weather is an affecting portrait of a complex and flawed cast of characters striving to find fulfillment in their lives – and Kennedy brilliantly shows that there is nothing average about an average life.

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Summary

Summary

“Dark and dangerous and strange and wonderful…Kennedy writes with the gritty poetry of Daniel Woodrell and misfit sensibility of Flannery O’Connor.” —Benjamin Percy

Five-year-old Daisy Gonzalez’s father is always waiting for her at the bus stop. But today, he isn’t, and Daisy disappears.
When Daisy goes missing, nearly everyone in town suspects or knows something different about what happened. And they also know a lot about each other. The immigrants who work in the dairy farm know their employers’ secrets. The hairdresser knows everything except what’s happening in her own backyard. And the roadkill collector knows love and heartbreak more than anyone would ever expect. They are all connected, in ways small and profound, open and secret.
By turns unsettling, dark, and wry, Kennedy’s powerful voice brings the town’s rich fabric to life. Tornado Weather is an affecting portrait of a complex and flawed cast of characters striving to find fulfillment in their lives – and Kennedy brilliantly shows that there is nothing average about an average life.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A novel that startles and surprises from the first page to the last, turning our heads again and again.” Kevin Brockmeier, author of The Brief History of the Dead
“A wonderful novel…Tornado Weather has a very distinctive energy, and there is real pathos along with subtle humor.” Charles Baxter, author of The Feast of Love
“Dark and dangerous and strange and wonderful…Kennedy writes with the gritty poetry of Daniel Woodrell and misfit sensibility of Flannery O’Connor.” Benjamin Percy, author of Red Moon

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Author

Author Bio: Deborah E. Kennedy

Deborah E. Kennedy is a native of Fort Wayne, Indiana and a recent graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Kennedy has worked as both a reporter and editor, and also holds a master’s in fiction writing and English literature from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Tornado Weather is her debut novel.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 9.97
Audience: Adult
Language: English