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  • Paperback
  • 326
  • Calling Home
  • Janna McMahan
  • English
  • 21 September 2020
  • 9780758221964

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Download ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Á Janna McMahan Janna McMahan Á 7 Download Summary Calling Home Reaking first novel Janna McMahan brings to authentic life the dreams passions and troubles of one southern town where choice isn't always easy to come by and living the hand you're dealt with is a grace all its own A beautifully wrought novel populated by a vivid cast of charactersJanna McMahan takes us completely into the lives of these people and their small town presenting this world with authenticity and dignity I absolutely loved this book and will carry it with me for a long time Silas House. I know some have said they didn t like the ending I liked it a lot I thought it was far believable than the alternative really And throughout the book I kept thinking about Shannon she wants out of this town she wants to get a scholarship go to college and yet she keeps making all these really bad choices like doing drugs drinking and driving and generally being reckless But then I thought of course she does she s a teenager and teenagers can t see conseuences than 10 minutes ahead of them Overall well written believable characters I enjoyed how Roger developed from a not very sympathetic character to a very understandable one This was my first time reading Janna McMahan I ll definitely read

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Download ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Á Janna McMahan Janna McMahan Á 7 Download Summary Calling Home From an extraordinary new voice in fiction comes a haunting powerful novel about mothers and daughters choice and regret the mistakes we make and the ones we hope we can correct before it's too late Nothing much ever happens in Falling Rock Kentucky So when Virginia Lemmons' husband takes off in his Trans Am to take up with a beautician there's not much to do but what people in rural Kentucky have always done get on with it Now overwhelmed and unsure Virginia's got her hands full trying to keep it. This book contains some of the most vividly drawn real characters I ve ever seen in fiction small town working class factory laborers and farmers in 1980 small town Kentucky too injured by the hard knocks of life to love without barbed wire fences built around their hearts and souls but nevertheless trying to do the best they can in spite of the damage These are people with few resources beyond their own grit for whom there are no magic rescues and every misstep in life seems to land them on a hidden mine heck sometimes the landmines just blow up even without the missteps Not a book about happy endings just a slice of life but a life that demands the utmost in flexablility and resilience to just keep going on The story takes place 30 years ago so I couldn t help getting depressed over what has since h

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Download ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Á Janna McMahan Janna McMahan Á 7 Download Summary Calling Home Together body and soul while raising her two teenage kids eighteen year old son Will and her spirited fourteen year old daughter Shannon But Shannon has her own ideas for breaking free of Falling Rock and in her reckless wild child daughter Virginia sees echoes of herself and her own painful past She'll do whatever it takes to keep her daughter from making the same tragic mistakes and saving what's left of her fragile family just may be the biggest fight of Virginia's life In this compelling heartb. It s very slow to start not at all engrossing and the characters and plot are far from developed I kept waiting for this book to take off It never did But I did finish it by skipping some pages OK