Thorndike Press

This Tender Land

  • William Kent Krueger
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  • ISBN-10: 1432869345
  • ISBN-13: 9781432869342
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.80 lbs ( .82 kgs)
  • 678 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released September 2019
  • Simultaneous Publications

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In 1932, Minnesota’s Lincoln School is a pitiless place where hundreds of Native American children, forcibly separated from their parents, are sent to be educated. It is also home to Odie O’Banion, a lively boy whose exploits upset the superintendent. Forced to flee, Odie and his brother Albert, their best friend Mose, and a brokenhearted little girl named Emmy steal away in a canoe, heading for the mighty Mississippi. During one unforgettable summer, these four orphans make their way through small river towns and big cities, searching for a place to belong. And while they lose their innocence, they also gain the strength to survive in the face of terrible loss.