The Roots Of The Olive Tree: A Novel

Paperback | October 28, 2015

byCourtney M Santo

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An extraordinary new voice in contemporary woman’s fiction, Courtney Miller Santo makes her magnificent debut with The Roots of the Olive Tree, a novel that will delight fans of Sarah Blake’s The Postmistress, The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd, and the works of Kristin Hannah.

Set in a house on an olive grove in northern California, The Roots of the Olive Tree is a beautiful, touching story that brings to life five generations of women—including an unforgettable 112-year-old matriarch determined to break all Guinness longevity records—the secrets and lies that divide them and the love that ultimately ties them together.

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An extraordinary new voice in contemporary woman’s fiction, Courtney Miller Santo makes her magnificent debut with The Roots of the Olive Tree, a novel that will delight fans of Sarah Blake’s The Postmistress, The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd, and the works of Kristin Hannah.Set in a house on an olive grove in northern Californ...

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Courtney Miller Santo's compelling and evocative debut novel captures the joys and sorrows of family—the love, secrets, disappointments, jealousies, and forgiveness that tie generations to one anotherMeet the Keller family, five generations of firstborn women living together in the same house on a secluded olive grove in the Sacramento...

Courtney Miller Santo teaches creative writing to college students and lives in Memphis with her husband, two children, and retired racing greyhound.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.76 inPublished:October 28, 2015Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062130528

ISBN - 13:9780062130525

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Rated 1 out of 5 by from Meh. I found the story really hard to get into. There were a lot of story lines to follow as well.
Date published: 2016-12-23