The Healing

Odell, Jonathan

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Críticas: "A remarkable rite-of-passage novel with an unforgettable character ... "The Healing "transcends any cliches of the genre with its captivating, at times almost lyrical, prose; its firm grasp of history; vivid scenes; and vital, fully realized people, particularly the slaves with their many shades of color and modes of survival."
--"The Associated Press"
"A storytelling tour de force."
--"Atlanta Journal-Constitution"
"Compelling, tragic, comic, tender and mystical ... This is a beautiful book, well crafted and textured. It combines the historical significance of Kathryn Stockett's "The Help" with the wisdom of Toni Morrison's "Beloved.""
--"Minneapolis Star Tribune
""Odell has written one of those beautiful Southern tales with unforgettable characters. Required reading."
--"New York Post
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"A gripping, beautiful, and moving tale ... Add it to your summer reading list -- you'll be glad that you did."
"--Burlington Times-News
""A real page turner."
"--Tuscaloosa News
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"Engrossing ... Bound to be compared to Kathryn Stockett's best-selling "The Help," this historical novel probes complex issues of freedom and slavery."
--"Library Journal," starred review
"A terrific novel that will take its place in the distinguished pantheon of Southern fiction. Like "The Help," that showstopping work by Kathryn Stockett, "The Healing" is another Mississippi-born work of art and Odell's Polly Shine is a character for the ages."
--Pat Conroy, author of "The Prince of Tides" and "South of Broad
""Jonathan Odell won me over with his fresh take on an 1860's Mississippi plantation, and the connective power of story to heal body, mind and community. Long after closing the novel's final pages, I'm still marveling about Polly Shine, an inventively subversive slave healer, and a character I won't soon forget."
--Lalita Tademy, author of" Cane River," an Oprah's Book Club selection, and "Red River"
"When t


"Compelling, tragic, comic, tender and mystical. . . . Combines the historical significance of Kathryn Stockett's "The Help "with the wisdom of Toni Morrison's "Beloved."" --"Minneapolis Star-Tribune"
"A terrific novel that will take its place in the distinguished pantheon of Southern fiction.... Polly Shine is a character for the ages." --Pat Conroy, author of "The Prince of Tides "
"A storytelling tour de force." --"Atlanta Journal-Constitution"
" "
"Jonathan Odell won me over with his fresh take on an 1860's Mississippi plantation, and the connective power of story to heal body, mind and community." --Lalita Tademy, author of" Cane River
"
"A remarkable rite-of-passage novel with an unforgettable character. . . . "The Healing "transcends any clichEs of the genre with its captivating, at times almost lyrical, prose; its firm grasp of history; vivid scenes; and vital, fully realized people, particularly the slaves with their many shades of color and modes of survival." --Associated Press
"Odell gives voice to strong women at a time in history when their strength might have been their undoing. When Polly Shine's fierce knowledge comes up against Granada's stubborn resistance, the reader is held captive as the two attempt to resolve their conflict and Granada is made to face her destiny. This moving story is a must-read for fans of historical fiction." --Kathleen Grissom, author of "The Kitchen House"
"A haunting tale of Southern fiction peopled with vivid and inspiring personalities. . . . Polly Shine is an unforgettable character who shows how the power and determination of one woman can inspire and transform the lives of those around her." --"Bookreporter "
"Jonathan Odell finds the right words, using the language of the day, its idiom and its music to great advantage in a compelling work that can stand up to "The Help" in the pantheon of Southern literature." --"Shelf Awareness "
" "
"Odell has written one of those beautiful Southern tales with unforgettable characters. Required reading." --"New York Post
"
"Engrossing. . . . This historical novel probes complex issues of freedom and slavery." --"Library Journal" (starred review)
"When the young slave Granada Satterfield reluctantly undertakes a quest to recover her own identity, she finds that she must begin by seeking the answers to two questions: Who are my people and what are their stories? Jonathan Odell's compelling new novel "The Healing "is a lyrical parable, rich with historical detail and unflinching in the face of disturbing facts." --Valerie Martin, author of "Property
""Rich in character and incident." "--Publishers Weekly"
"
"""The Healing" is a moving cri de coeur for all those who yearn to be free, and for the wise women among us who understand that to subjugate one person is to subjugate all of humanity."
--Robin Oliveira, author of "My Name if Mary Sutter"


Compelling, tragic, comic, tender and mystical. . . . Combines the historical significance of Kathryn Stockett s The Help with the wisdom of Toni Morrison s Beloved. Minneapolis Star-Tribune
A terrific novel that will take its place inthe distinguished pantheon of Southern fiction . Polly Shineis a character for the ages. Pat Conroy, author of The Prince of Tides
A storytelling tour de force. Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Jonathan Odell won me over with his fresh take on an 1860's Mississippi plantation, and the connective power of story to heal body, mind and community. Lalita Tademy, author of Cane River

A remarkable rite-of-passage novel with an unforgettable character. . . . The Healing transcends any cliches of the genre with its captivating, at times almost lyrical, prose; its firm grasp of history; vivid scenes; and vital, fully realized people, particularly the slaves with their many shades of color and modes of survival. Associated Press
Odell gives voice to strong women at a time in history when their strength might have been their undoing. When Polly Shine's fierce knowledge comes up against Granada s stubborn resistance, the reader is held captive asthe two attempt to resolve their conflict and Granada is made to face her destiny. This moving story is a must-read for fans of historical fiction. Kathleen Grissom, author of The Kitchen House
A haunting tale of Southern fiction peopled with vivid and inspiring personalities. . . . Polly Shine is an unforgettable character who shows how the power and determination of one woman can inspire and transform the lives of those around her. Bookreporter
Jonathan Odell finds the right words, using the language of the day, its idiom and its music to great advantage in a compelling work that can stand up to The Help in the pantheon of Southern literature. Shelf Awareness

Odell has written one of those beautiful Southern tales with unforgettable characters. Required reading. New York Post

Engrossing. . . . This historical novel probes complex issues of freedom and slavery. Library Journal (starred review)
When the young slave Granada Satterfield reluctantly undertakes a quest to recover her own identity, she finds that she must begin by seeking the answers to two questions: Who are my people and what are their stories? Jonathan Odell's compelling new novel The Healing is a lyrical parable, rich with historical detail and unflinching in the face of disturbing facts. Valerie Martin, author of Property
Rich in character and incident. Publishers Weekly

The Healingis a movingcri de coeur for all those who yearn to be free, and for the wise women among us who understand that to subjugate one person is to subjugate all of humanity."
Robin Oliveira, author of My Name if Mary Sutter

"


"Compelling, tragic, comic, tender and mystical. . . . Combines the historical significance of Kathryn Stockett's The Help with the wisdom of Toni Morrison's Beloved." --Minneapolis Star-Tribune
"A terrific novel that will take its place in the distinguished pantheon of Southern fiction.... Polly Shine is a character for the ages." --Pat Conroy, author of The Prince of Tides
"A storytelling tour de force." --Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"Jonathan Odell won me over with his fresh take on an 1860's Mississippi plantation, and the connective power of story to heal body, mind and community." --Lalita Tademy, author of Cane River

"A remarkable rite-of-passage novel with an unforgettable character. . . . The Healing transcends any cliches of the genre with its captivating, at times almost lyrical, prose; its firm grasp of history; vivid scenes; and vital, fully realized people, particularly the slaves with their many shades of color and modes of survival." --Associated Press
"Odell gives voice to strong women at a time in history when their strength might have been their undoing. When Polly Shine's fierce knowledge comes up against Granada's stubborn resistance, the reader is held captive as the two attempt to resolve their conflict and Granada is made to face her destiny. This moving story is a must-read for fans of historical fiction." --Kathleen Grissom, author of The Kitchen House
"A haunting tale of Southern fiction peopled with vivid and inspiring personalities. . . . Polly Shine is an unforgettable character who shows how the power and determination of one woman can inspire and transform the lives of those around her." --Bookreporter
"Jonathan Odell finds the right words, using the language of the day, its idiom and its music to great advantage in a compelling work that can stand up to The Help in the pantheon of Southern literature." --Shelf Awareness

"Odell has written one of those beautiful Southern tales with unforgettable characters. Required reading." --New York Post

"Engrossing. . . . This historical novel probes complex issues of freedom and slavery." --Library Journal (starred review)
"When the young slave Granada Satterfield reluctantly undertakes a quest to recover her own identity, she finds that she must begin by seeking the answers to two questions: Who are my people and what are their stories? Jonathan Odell's compelling new novel The Healing is a lyrical parable, rich with historical detail and unflinching in the face of disturbing facts." --Valerie Martin, author of Property
"Rich in character and incident." --Publishers Weekly

"The Healing is a moving cri de coeur for all those who yearn to be free, and for the wise women among us who understand that to subjugate one person is to subjugate all of humanity."
--Robin Oliveira, author of My Name if Mary Sutter




-Compelling, tragic, comic, tender and mystical. . . . Combines the historical significance of Kathryn Stockett's The Help with the wisdom of Toni Morrison's Beloved.- --Minneapolis Star-Tribune
-A terrific novel that will take its place in the distinguished pantheon of Southern fiction.... Polly Shine is a character for the ages.- --Pat Conroy, author of The Prince of Tides
-A storytelling tour de force.- --Atlanta Journal-Constitution

-Jonathan Odell won me over with his fresh take on an 1860's Mississippi plantation, and the connective power of story to heal body, mind and community.- --Lalita Tademy, author of Cane River

-A remarkable rite-of-passage novel with an unforgettable character. . . . The Healing transcends any cliches of the genre with its captivating, at times almost lyrical, prose; its firm grasp of history; vivid scenes; and vital, fully realized people, particularly the slaves with their many shades of color and modes of survival.- --Associated Press
-Odell gives voice to strong women at a time in history when their strength might have been their undoing. When Polly Shine's fierce knowledge comes up against Granada's stubborn resistance, the reader is held captive as the two attempt to resolve their conflict and Granada is made to face her destiny. This moving story is a must-read for fans of historical fiction.- --Kathleen Grissom, author of The Kitchen House
-A haunting tale of Southern fiction peopled with vivid and inspiring personalities. . . . Polly Shine is an unforgettable character who shows how the power and determination of one woman can inspire and transform the lives of those around her.- --Bookreporter
-Jonathan Odell finds the right words, using the language of the day, its idiom and its music to great advantage in a compelling work that can stand up to The Help in the pantheon of Southern literature.- --Shelf Awareness

-Odell has written one of those beautiful Southern tales with unforgettable characters. Required reading.- --New York Post

-Engrossing. . . . This historical novel probes complex issues of freedom and slavery.- --Library Journal (starred review)
-When the young slave Granada Satterfield reluctantly undertakes a quest to recover her own identity, she finds that she must begin by seeking the answers to two questions: Who are my people and what are their stories? Jonathan Odell's compelling new novel The Healing is a lyrical parable, rich with historical detail and unflinching in the face of disturbing facts.- --Valerie Martin, author of Property
-Rich in character and incident.- --Publishers Weekly

-The Healing is a moving cri de coeur for all those who yearn to be free, and for the wise women among us who understand that to subjugate one person is to subjugate all of humanity.-
--Robin Oliveira, author of My Name if Mary Sutter

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Título: The Healing
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