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Homer Public Library LP CHIAVERINI ELM V.19 000113958 Large Print -- Fiction Place on copy / volume Available -

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  • ISBN: 1594135975
  • ISBN: 9781594135972
  • Physical Description: 599 p. (large print) ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: Large print ed.
  • Publisher: Detroit, IL : Large Print Press., 2013.

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With the nation in the throes of Prohibition, Rosa Diaz Barclay unwittingly discovers that her husband, John, has given over the duties of their Southern California rye farm in favor of armed bootlegging. Fearing the safety of her four beloved children, Rosa flees, with little more than a suitcase filled with John's ill-gotten gains and her heirloom quilts. Accompanying her is Lars, a good but flawed man who is the father of two of her children. Under assumed names, Lars and Rosa hire on at a Sonoma County vineyard, seeking not only refuge from danger, but convalescence for two of the children, who suffer from a mysterious wasting disease. The devotion of the Italian-American community to the craft of viticulture inspires Rosa to acquire a vineyard of her own, even as she discovers firsthand its inherent hardships and dangers winemakers face in such turbulent times.
Subject: Hispanic American women California Fiction
Abused wives Fiction
Distilling, Illicit Fiction
Prohibition Fiction
Wineries California Fiction
Quiltmakers Fiction
Large type books
Historical fiction
Love stories
Genre: Domestic fiction.
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