The Four Winds

The Four Winds
Publisher St. Martin's Press
Release Date
Category Fiction
Total Pages 320
ISBN 9781250178626
Rating 4/5 from 42 reviews
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER #1 USA TODAY BESTSELLER #1 WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER #1 INDIE BESTSELLER "The Four Winds seems eerily prescient in 2021 . . . Its message is galvanizing and hopeful: We are a nation of scrappy survivors. We’ve been in dire straits before; we will be again. Hold your people close.”—The New York Times "A spectacular tour de force that shines a spotlight on the indispensable but often overlooked role of Greatest Generation women."—People "Through one woman’s survival during the harsh and haunting Dust Bowl, master storyteller, Kristin Hannah, reminds us that the human heart and our Earth are as tough, yet as fragile, as a change in the wind." —Delia Owens, author of Where the Crawdads Sing From the number-one bestselling author of The Nightingale and The Great Alone comes a powerful American epic about love and heroism and hope, set during the Great Depression, a time when the country was in crisis and at war with itself, when millions were out of work and even the land seemed to have turned against them. “My land tells its story if you listen. The story of our family.” Texas, 1921. A time of abundance. The Great War is over, the bounty of the land is plentiful, and America is on the brink of a new and optimistic era. But for Elsa Wolcott, deemed too old to marry in a time when marriage is a woman’s only option, the future seems bleak. Until the night she meets Rafe Martinelli and decides to change the direction of her life. With her reputation in ruin, there is only one respectable choice: marriage to a man she barely knows. By 1934, the world has changed; millions are out of work and drought has devastated the Great Plains. Farmers are fighting to keep their land and their livelihoods as crops fail and water dries up and the earth cracks open. Dust storms roll relentlessly across the plains. Everything on the Martinelli farm is dying, including Elsa’s tenuous marriage; each day is a desperate battle against nature and a fight to keep her children alive. In this uncertain and perilous time, Elsa—like so many of her neighbors—must make an agonizing choice: fight for the land she loves or leave it behind and go west, to California, in search of a better life for her family. The Four Winds is a rich, sweeping novel that stunningly brings to life the Great Depression and the people who lived through it—the harsh realities that divided us as a nation and the enduring battle between the haves and the have-nots. A testament to hope, resilience, and the strength of the human spirit to survive adversity, The Four Winds is an indelible portrait of America and the American dream, as seen through the eyes of one indomitable woman whose courage and sacrifice will come to define a generation.

The Four Winds
  • Author : Kristin Hannah
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2021-02-02

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER #1 USA TODAY BESTSELLER #1 WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER #1 INDIE BESTSELLER "The Four Winds seems eerily prescient in 2021 . . . Its message is galvanizing and hopeful: We are a nation of scrappy survivors. We’ve been in dire straits before; we will be again. Hold your people close.”—The New

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Go By The Four Winds
  • Author : Barbara Madrid
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2014-06-13

“If a person commits a crime against another people, and they are someday sorrowful of this crime, they will ask forgiveness from the person; we may or may not be forgiven; if we are not forgiven, either way we need to let it go. They will forgive you in their

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The House of the Four Winds
  • Author : John Buchan,Sepharial
  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Release Date : 2020-12-01

"The House of the Four Winds" is a 1935 adventure novel by the Scottish novelist John Buchan. It is set in the fictional European country of Evallonia in the early 1930s, and explores the influence of some Scottish visitors in the toppling of a corrupt government - and the reinstatement of

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Mike Nichols
  • Author : Mark Harris
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2021-02-02

An instant New York Times Bestseller! A magnificent biography of one of the most protean creative forces in American entertainment history, a life of dazzling highs and vertiginous plunges--some of the worst largely unknown until now--by the acclaimed author of Pictures at a Revolution and Five Came Back Mike Nichols

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Go by the Four Winds
  • Author : Barbara Madrid
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2014-06-12

"If a person commits a crime against another people, and they are someday sorrowful of this crime, they will ask forgiveness from the person; we may or may not be forgiven; if we are not forgiven, either way we need to let it go. They will forgive you in their

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The Four Winds
  • Author : Kristin Hannah
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-03

From Kristin Hannah, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Nightingale and The Great Alone, comes an epic novel of love and heroism and hope, set against the backdrop of one of America's most defining eras — the Great Depression.

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The House of the Four Winds
  • Author : Mercedes Lackey,James Mallory
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Release Date : 2014-08-05

Mercedes Lackey is the New York Times bestselling author of the Valdemar series and romantic fantasies like Beauty and the Werewolf and The Fairy Godmother. James Mallory and Lackey have collaborated on six novels. Now these New York Times and USA Today bestselling collaborators bring romance to the fore with

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Temple of the Winds
  • Author : Terry Goodkind
  • Publisher : RosettaBooks
  • Release Date : 2015-03-24

Spells and prophecies sew havoc in the fight for humankind in the 4th novel of the #1 New York Times bestselling author’s epic fantasy series. Having taken his rightful place as Lord Rahl, ruler of D’Hara, Richard must once again postpone his wedding to Kahlan Amnell in order to

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The Four Winds
  • Author : Charles Edward Hayes
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1942

Read online The Four Winds written by Charles Edward Hayes, published by which was released on 1942. Download full The Four Winds Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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The Nightingale
  • Author : Kristin Hannah
  • Publisher : Center Point
  • Release Date : 2015-04-01

"In World War II France, two sisters face frightening situations and respond in ways they never thought possible as bravery and resistance take different forms in each of their actions"--

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The Marrow Thieves
  • Author : Cherie Dimaline
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-08

Read online The Marrow Thieves written by Cherie Dimaline, published by which was released on 2019-08. Download full The Marrow Thieves Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Night Road
  • Author : Kristin Hannah
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2011-03-22

"A rich, multilayered reading experience, and an easy recommendation for book clubs." —Library Journal (starred review) Life comes down to a series of choices. To hold on... To let go...to forget...to forgive... Which road will you take? For eighteen years, Jude Farraday has put her children's needs above

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The Four Winds
  • Author : Alberto Villoldo,Erik Jendresen
  • Publisher : Harpercollins
  • Release Date : 1990

A psychologist-turned-shaman relates his experiences with ayahuasca, or the "vine of death," as he explores the subconscious amid Inca ruins in Peru

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The Winds of War
  • Author : Herman Wouk
  • Publisher : Back Bay Books
  • Release Date : 2008-11-15

Like no other masterpiece of historical fiction, Herman Wouk's sweeping epic of World War II is the great novel of America's Greatest Generation. Wouk's spellbinding narrative captures the tide of global events, as well as all the drama, romance, heroism, and tragedy of World War II, as it immerses us

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The Four Winds
  • Author : Gerd Brantenberg
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996

A novel on the birth of the Scandinavian gay liberation movement. It is told through the eyes of Inger Holm, a girl from Norway, as she struggles to come to terms with her lesbian tendencies. By the author of Egalia's Daughters.

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