The Roots of the Olive Tree [E–pub Download]

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The Roots of the Olive Tree

The Roots of the Olive Tree Read & download ê 0 All Guinness longevity records the secrets and lies that divide them and the love that ultimately ties them togethe Olives Olive Oil longevitysounds like it could be true to me The Keller women had worked in the olive orchards for generations and Anna who was 112 claimed the longevity was because of the family s love of the olivesthis book is filled with generations of women and family life What a magnificent book with a powerful thoughtful ending A lot of life s lessons were taught under and in the olive trees Anna told her great great grandchild Erin that roots are important whether they belonged to a tree or to a family The olive garden was everything to Anna and she wanted her family to know how important it actually had been You will meet five generations of Keller women with the sixth on the way Each woman was remarkable Anna was the oldest at 112 Elizabeth was 90 Callie was in her sixties Deb was in prison for murder and Erin in her late 20 s shows up pregnant at the family home of Hill HouseYou will become attached to these women specifically Anna who began it all and held it all together The other women take care of Anna not that she needs any care and they take care of each other They are proud of their longevity and of course their olive orchards The book was very well written and made me think about the power if you can call it that of olive oilcould that tiny fruit be the answer to living a long healthy life or is it simply one s genes Besides enjoying the female characters you will enjoy Dr Hashmi who was doing research on the Keller family to see what the secret of their longevity was Each woman had a wonderful story with Anna of course being the reason they all were there and the reason they were the person they had become Anna was my favoriteshe had a great story from her childhood that was retoldfrom generation to generation You will follow each character and her place in the circle of life You will not be bored with their stories The author takes you deep into each woman s life with wonderful descriptions and flashbacks along with tears and hugs You will find out if their longevity really is from olive oil or from something that has been kept secret for over 100 years What a beautiful storya splendid family saga that is uniuely told

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The Roots of the Olive Tree Read & download ê 0 Hat brings to life five generations of women including an unforgettable 112 year old matriarch determined to break 5 6 generations of females living on olive farm in California present day setting Early pages but good read Liked it Wanted to love it but just didn t feel it 5 generations of first born females in one olive plantation Other than their inclusive past and present there wasn t a great deal there Anna is the oldest and wants to be the oldest living person Her daughter Bets story deals mostly with her husband Frank who has dementia or something along those lines and is in a home and has a male lover Their daughter Callie was a flight attendant and was in a horrible plane crash and suffered a damaged leg that is constantly in pain so she takes pills Oh and their daughter Deb murdered the father of her daughter Erin She was in prison for most of Erin s life is finally released but finds life with family difficult and runs away Callie falls for a doctor who studies the ladies trying to find out why they live so very long I wonder too They don t seem to have much of a life but they want to live a really really long time No friends No outside interest other than olives Callie seems to like the men folk Erin sings opera But mostly they hang around the olive farm and discuss family I m thinking I missed something

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The Roots of the Olive Tree Read & download ê 0 Set in a house on an olive grove in northern California The Roots of the Olive Tree is a beautiful touching story t I really hate to be someone who puts out a negative review of a book especially one that is an author s debut novel I was so disappointed in this book I am from Northern California and was excited to see a book about this region then that it was multi generational and about women made it even intriguing so I was happy to sign up for an ARC I feel like the editors let this author down because somehow this book seemed unfinished Too many characters too many secrets and too many gaps left open made me wonder what the author wanted me to come away with from this story She had some great story elements including those of multi generations of women olive growing longevity forgiveness and relationships and when combined they can become a special story but this one left me scratching my head


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    Review The Roots of the Olive Tree Courtney Miller Santo ✓ 0 Download Read & download Ò PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Courtney Miller Santo The description of the book a story surrounding five living generations of women appealed on that very women’s fiction level The synopsis hinted at hidden secrets along with this very interesting family dynamic that brings all five of these women back under the same Californian roof Santo broke her narrative into five sections one sectio

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    Review The Roots of the Olive Tree The Roots of the Olive Tree [E–pub Download] Read & download Ò PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Courtney Miller Santo I really hate to be someone who puts out a negative review of a book especially one that is an author's debut novel I was so disappointed in this book I am from Northern California and was excited to see a book about this region then that it was multi generational and about women made it even intriguing so I was happy to sign up for an ARC I

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    The Roots of the Olive Tree [E–pub Download] This started with a good premise but I felt the author was lacking character development I have problems with books that have unlikeable charact

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    Review The Roots of the Olive Tree Read & download Ò PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Courtney Miller Santo Courtney Miller Santo ✓ 0 Download Roots of The Olive Tree by Courtney Miller SantoI was first attracted to this book because of the name olive tree in the title Coming from a family of nurserymen this would be right up my alleyLove the proverbs and how they are usef

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    Review The Roots of the Olive Tree Courtney Miller Santo ✓ 0 Download The Roots of the Olive Tree [E–pub Download] This book had too much going on I liked the descriptions of the orchids and Anna's story But the book just seemed to be about too many issues stories characters without fully exploring any of them I thought the book was going to be

  6. says: The Roots of the Olive Tree [E–pub Download] Read & download Ò PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Courtney Miller Santo

    Review The Roots of the Olive Tree Courtney Miller Santo ✓ 0 Download Read & download Ò PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Courtney Miller Santo 5 6 generations of females living on olive farm in California present day setting Early pages but good read Liked it Wanted to love it but just didn't feel it 5 generations of first born females in one olive 'plantation' Other than their inclusive past and present there wasn't a great deal there Anna is the oldest and wants to be the oldest living person Her daughter Bets story deals mostly with her husband Frank who has dementia or someth

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    The Roots of the Olive Tree [E–pub Download] Courtney Miller Santo ✓ 0 Download Olives Olive Oil longevitysounds like it could be true to me The Keller women had worked in the olive orchards for generations and An

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    Review The Roots of the Olive Tree The Roots of the Olive Tree [E–pub Download] Read & download Ò PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Courtney Miller Santo The Roots of the Olive Tree concerns a family of women who have extrordinarily long lives The first woman of the still living Kellers in California is Anna whose father brought the first olive trees from Australia to the United States Her daughter Bets short for Elizabeth the author has conveniently used the letters of the alphabet to keep tr

  9. says: The Roots of the Olive Tree [E–pub Download] Read & download Ò PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Courtney Miller Santo

    The Roots of the Olive Tree [E–pub Download] Courtney Miller Santo ✓ 0 Download Review The Roots of the Olive Tree 35 It could be that because I have a large family myself although sons than daughters I could really relate to this story I most identified with Anna who was the oldest she was a crusty selfdetermined character that attempted to keep the peace between all living in her house I was also intrigued about the anti aging research and enjoyed learning about the olive groves and the transplanting of the trees acing was somewhat slow in the begi

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    The Roots of the Olive Tree [E–pub Download] I would give this book 2 12 stars if that were an option I have an Advance Reader's Edition from Harper Collins The book centers around five generations of women who live together None of these women seem to age so a scientist comes to investi

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