The Forgetting Tree: A Novel

The Forgetting Tree: A Novel

by Tatjana Soli
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The Forgetting Tree: A Novel by Tatjana Soli

A New York Times Notable Book!

From Tatjana Soli, The New York Times bestselling author of The Lotus Eaters, comes a breathtaking novel of a California ranching family, its complicated matriarch, and the enigmatic caretaker who may destroy them

When Claire Nagy marries Forster Baumsarg, the only son of prominent California citrus ranchers, she knows she's consenting to a life of hard work, long days, and worry-fraught nights. But her love for Forster is so strong, she turns away from her literary education and embraces the life of the ranch, succumbing to its intoxicating rhythms and bounty until her love of the land becomes a part of her. Not even the tragic, senseless death of her son Joshua at kidnappers' hands, her alienation from her two daughters, or the dissolution of her once-devoted marriage can pull her from the ranch she's devoted her life to preserving.

But despite having survived the most terrible of tragedies, Claire is about to face her greatest struggle: an illness that threatens not only to rip her from her land but take her very life. And she's chosen a caregiver, the inscrutable, Caribbean-born Minna, who may just be the darkest force of all.

Haunting, tough, triumphant, and profound, The Forgetting Tree explores the intimate ties we have to one another, the deepest fears we keep to ourselves, and the calling of the land that ties every one of us together.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250020420
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 08/27/2013
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 5.78(w) x 8.04(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

TATJANA SOLI lives with her husband in Southern California. Her New York Times bestselling debut novel, The Lotus Eaters, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, a New York Times Notable Book, and won the 2011 James Tait Black Prize.

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The Forgetting Tree: A Novel 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
First of all why would an 11 year old even have this book? Second, people actually read the reviews to try and get a feel for books before purchasing them. Unless you have actually read the book why even bother posting about it. The title said rate and review. Stick with books and sites more age appropriate. Your 1 star will now keep the rating on this book unfair. Can Nook not do something about kids doing this?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well written. Enjoyable read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Life in those orange groves everyone in S. CA sees but can never can taste.
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