River People by Margaret Lukas

River People

byMargaret Lukas

Paperback | February 1, 2019

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River People is a powerful novel with unforgettable characters.

In Nebraska in the late 1890s, seventeen-year-old Effie and eleven-year-old Bridget must struggle to endure at a time when women and children have few rights and society looks upon domestic abuse as a private, family matter.

The story is told through the eyes of the girls as they learn to survive under grueling circumstances. River People is a novel of inspiration, love, loss, and renewal.

Margaret Lukas taught writing for several years at the University of Nebraska. Her award-winning short story "The Yellow Bird" was made into a short film by Smiling Toad Productions in Canada and premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. Her work has been published in anthologies, magazines, and online. Her first novel, Farthest...
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Title:River PeopleFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:375 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.8 inShipping dimensions:375 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.8 inPublished:February 1, 2019Publisher:Boutique of Quality BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1945448229

ISBN - 13:9781945448225

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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Editorial Reviews

For her previous novel - Farthest House: "Why I chose this book as my favorite book of 2016: ''It spans several generations of a family that has many secrets that are slowly and skillfully revealed. I could not put it down!" —Susan Colins, San Francisco Book Review