Moon Lily: (a novel) (Western Literature Series) by Susan Lang

By Susan Lang

Ruth Farley is a stubbornly autonomous, free-spirited girl who homesteaded a section of land at Glory Springs, deep in a stunning, distant canyon within the Southern California Mojave wilderness. on the finish of the Nineteen Thirties she remains to be there, elevating her kids and suffering to maintain her solitude. however the global is intruding. Her Indian pal Martha has been arrested for a homicide she didn’t devote, and Ruth needs to sign up for the Yuiatei tribe in attempting to loose her. during this ultimate quantity of Susan Lang’s Ruth Farley trilogy, Ruth discovers the bounds of her autonomy and struggles to make peace together with her painful previous. because the tale involves a dramatic end and the realm descends into the insanity of one other warfare, Ruth ultimately knows that she is inextricably a part of the human group and that her hard-won independence should not sacrificed if she accepts and cherishes the bonds of affection and friendship. Ruth Farley is among the such a lot memorable characters in fresh fiction, a difficult, occasionally exasperating, and totally sympathetic sleek lady torn among her wish for freedom and her want for romance, her choice to dwell existence on her personal phrases and the pressures that society areas on a unmarried girl. during this trilogy of novels, Susan Lang has completed her position between our greatest modern fiction writers.

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