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Author Weisgarber, Ann.

Title The personal history of Rachel DuPree / Ann Weisgarber.

Imprint New York : Viking, 2010, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    WEISGARBER,ANN    Available
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC WEISGARBER,A    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Fiction    FIC WEISGARBER,A    Available
Edition 1st American ed.
Description 321 p. ; 21 cm.
Summary It is 1917 in the South Dakota Badlands and the summer has been hard. Rachel and Isaac DuPree had left Chicago fourteen years ago to stake their claim. Isaac, a former Buffalo Soldier, is fiercely proud: black families are rare in the West, and black ranchers even rarer. But it hasn't rained in months, the cattle are bellowing with thirst, and supplies have dwindled. Struggling to feed her family, Rachel is isolated by more than just geography. She is determined to give her surviving children the life they deserve, but Isaac will never leave his ranch: land means a measure of equality with the white man. Rachel must find the strength to do what is right--for her children, for her husband, and for herself.
Subject African American women -- Fiction.
Ranchers -- South Dakota -- Fiction.
African American veterans -- Fiction.
Land tenure -- Badlands (S.D. and Neb.) -- Fiction.
Unrequited love -- Fiction.
Badlands (S.D. and Neb.) -- Fiction.
South Dakota -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
ISBN 9780670022014 : $25.95

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