The Roots Of The Olive Tree: A Novel

Paperback | August 21, 2012 | Large Print

byCourtney Miller 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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Meet the Keller family, five generations of firstborn women living together in the same house on a secluded olive grove in Northern California. Anna, the matriarch, is 112 and determined to become the oldest person in the world. She rules the family home she shares with her daughter Bets, granddaughter Callie, great-granddaughter Deb, ...

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:Paperback | Large PrintDimensions:448 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.9 inPublished:August 21, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062201387

ISBN - 13:9780062201386

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