Good Hope Road

Good Hope Road

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In a time of crisis, two women come together and set off down a road of hope in the second novel in the Tending Roses series from the New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours .

Twenty-year-old Jenilee Lane, whose dreams are as narrow as the sky is wide, doesn't imagine any good could come out of the tornado that has ripped across the Missouri farmland where she makes her home. But some inner spark compels her to take action. To rescue her elderly neighbor Eudora Gibson from the cellar in which she's been trapped. To make her way to the nearby town of Poetry, where the townspeople have begun to gather in the only building left standing. To collect from the devastated landscape fragments of life that lie strewn about in the tornado's wake: letters, photographs, and mementos that might mean something to people who have lost everything.

Eudora Gibson didn't think Jenilee had it in her. But the girl she's hardly noticed for years is now surprising her--stepping forward with a bravery that inspires Eudora to face her own bitter past. Brought close by tragedy, the two will learn lessons about the resilience of the human spirit and the ties that make a community strong. And together, they will travel to a place that once lay beyond their dreams.
Publisher: New York : New American Library, c2003
ISBN: 9780451208613
0451208617
Branch Call Number: FIC/WIN 4565 1

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NanCcan
Oct 18, 2017

The characters find hope and new aspects of themselves in the weeks following a tornado. I didn't find myself relating to the characters all that much, but it was nice to read about people learning about themselves and each other.

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