[PDF/ePUB] River Sing Me Home – Eleanor Shearer

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Book summary of River Sing Me Home by Eleanor Shearer

In this novel, readers are transported to the rural South during the 1950s. The story follows a young girl named Tildy, who lives with her grandmother in a small town on the banks of the Mississippi River. Tildy's grandmother is a healer and midwife, and the young girl grows up learning from her about the natural world and the power of intuition. The river, which runs through the town and plays a central role in the lives of the characters, becomes a symbol of the connections between all living things. As Tildy grows up, she struggles to find her place in the world. She has a talent for music, and dreams of leaving her small town to pursue a career in Nashville. However, her grandmother is wary of the outside world and wants Tildy to stay close to home. The novel is filled with vivid descriptions of the natural world, and the author's love for the environment is apparent throughout the story. Shearer paints a picture of a world in which humans are inextricably connected to the land and the water that surround them. At its core, "River Sing Me Home" is a coming-of-age story about a young girl's journey to find her place in the world. The novel is filled with complex characters and nuanced relationships, and the author handles these themes with sensitivity and grace. The book also explores issues of race and class in the rural South during the 1950s. Tildy befriends a young Black boy, and the two of them navigate the complexities of their relationship in a world that is deeply divided along racial lines.

Details of e-book River Sing Me Home

  • Author(s):
  • Title: River Sing Me Home
  • Rating: 4.5 out of 5 base on 178 reviews
  • Publisher: Berkley (January 31, 2023)
  • ISBN-10: 0593548043
  • ISBN-13: 9780593548042
  • Language: English
  • Print length: 336 pages
  • Categories: Literature & Fiction