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Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens: Conversation Starters When she was six years old, Kya's mother abandoned her and her siblings. Eventually deserted by her father and siblings, Kya learns to live by herself. She is taunted as a swamp rat and retreats from interaction with the community around her. Nature becomes her source of solace and sustenance. Kya becomes fascinated with wildlife and nature including insects, birds, dappled light, the marshes' shifting tides. She has a collection of feathers and shells and explores the wetlands and its feathered residents. She is drawn to two men as she yearns for love and connection. She opens herself to this new experience and the unexpected happens. Meanwhile, the police start looking for the killer of Chase Andrews. Where the Crawdads Sing is a debut novel by wildlife scientist and nature writer Delia Owens. It is a #1 New York Times bestseller by Owens who co-wrote nonfiction books on nature and wildlife including the international bestseller Cry of the Kalahari. A Brief Look Inside: EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on. These questions can be used to.. Create Hours of Conversation: - Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups - Foster a deeper understanding of the book - Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately - Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource meant to supplement the original book. If you have not yet read the original book, we encourage you to before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.

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#1 New York Times Bestseller A Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick "I can't even express how much I love this book! I didn't want this story to end!"--Reese Witherspoon "Painfully beautiful."--The New York Times Book Review "Perfect for fans of Barbara Kingsolver."--Bustle For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life--until the unthinkable happens. Perfect for fans of Barbara Kingsolver and Karen Russell, Where the Crawdads Sing is at once an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder. Owens reminds us that we are forever shaped by the children we once were, and that we are all subject to the beautiful and violent secrets that nature keeps.

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NOTE: This is a summary guide and is meant as a companion to, not a replacement for, the original book.Summary of Where the Crawdads Sing is a comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections: Plot SummaryChaptersCharactersSymbols and SymbolismSettingsThemes and MotifsStylesThis detailed literature summary also contains Quotes and a Free Quiz on Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.The novel's main narrative opens in the marshland near the fictional town of Barkley Cove, North Carolina. Seven-year-old Catherine "Kya" Clark lives in a shack in the swamp with her mother, father, and siblings. However, one day, Kya's mother leaves the shack forever in order to escape the physical abuse inflicted by Kya's father. Kya's siblings soon leave on their own as well, leaving only Kya and Pa. Pa spends increasingly more time away from the shack over the years, and when Kya is about ten years old, Pa leaves forever. Kya has become thoroughly self-sufficient by this time, living on the land and occasionally trading in town for necessary supplies.When Kya is 14 years old, a kind local boy named Tate Walker begins to visit Kya, and he teaches her how to read. He is about four years older than Kya. He also gives Kya his old textbooks from school. When Kya is 15 years old, she and Tate fall in love, but Tate insists that they do not have sex until Kya is older. Tate soon leaves for college, and although he promises to love and remember Kya, Kya feels abandoned. When Kya is 19 years old, she suddenly becomes attracted to a young local man named Chase Andrews. Chase begins visiting her often. Chase says that he loves her and is eager to have sex with her. Kya refuses at first, but after about a year, she consents to sex.Tate eventually returns to Barkley Cove in order to perform scientific research on the marshland. He visits Kya and asks for forgiveness, but she refuses to take him back. Tate sees that Kya has performed much of her own research on the marshland, and he urges Kya to submit it to publishers. Tate also warns Kya that Chase is a dishonest womanizer. One day, Kya sees in the newspaper that Chase has become engaged to someone else. She is heartbroken. Later, she submits her research to publishers, and when she is 22 years old, a book of her research is published under her name. Kya's brother Jodie sees the book in a store and returns to the swamp to reconnect with Kya. Jodie encourages Kya to give Tate another chance.Chase eventually visits Kya and says that he wants to continue his relationship with her, despite the fact that he is married to someone else. When Kya refuses him, Chase tries to rape her. She hits him and escapes. Kya realizes that because Chase is such a popular member of the town, and because she is an outcast for living in the swamp, she has no recourse. One day, in October of 1969, Chase's body is found near the swamp. He appears to have fallen-or possibly have been pushed-out of a fire watchtower. The sheriff investigates and arrests Kya. However, the evidence is inconclusive and circumstantial, and Kya is acquitted. She and Tate declare their love for each other, and they live together in the swamp. Kya continues her career as a naturalist, and Tate continues his career as a researcher. Kya dies at age 64, after which Tate finds evidence that seems to prove that Kya killed Chase. He disposes of the evidence so that no one will ever find it.

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#1 New York Times Bestseller A Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick With over three million copies sold, "a painfully beautiful first novel that is at once a murder mystery, a coming-of-age narrative and a celebration of nature" (The New York Times Book Review), now available as a beautiful, deluxe edition that will make the perfect holiday gift--or treat for yourself. "I can't even express how much I love this book! I didn't want this story to end!"--Reese Witherspoon "Perfect for fans of Barbara Kingsolver."--Bustle For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life--until the unthinkable happens. At once an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder, Where the Crawdads Sing has touched the hearts of millions of readers around the world, and this beautiful deluxe edition features a full color map and illustrations, gorgeous printed endpapers, an updated jacket, and an all-new letter from the author. Through Kya's story, Owens reminds us that we are forever shaped by the children we once were, and that we are all subject to the beautiful and violent secrets that nature keeps.

Là où chantent les écrevisses

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Traduit de l'anglais (Etats-Unis) par Marc Amfreville Pendant des années, les rumeurs les plus folles ont couru sur " la Fille des marais " de Barkley Cove, une petite ville de Caroline du Nord. Pourtant, Kya n'est pas cette fille sauvage et analphabète que tous imaginent et craignent. A l'âge de dix ans, abandonnée par sa famille, elle doit apprendre à survivre seule dans le marais, devenu pour elle un refuge naturel et une protection. Sa rencontre avec Tate, un jeune homme doux et cultivé qui lui apprend à lire et à écrire, lui fait découvrir la science et la poésie, transforme la jeune fille à jamais. Mais Tate, appelé par ses études, l'abandonne à son tour. La solitude devient si pesante que Kya ne se méfie pas assez de celui qui va bientôt croiser son chemin et lui promettre une autre vie. Lorsque l'irréparable se produit, elle ne peut plus compter que sur elle-même... Delia Owens est née en 1949 en Géorgie, aux Etats-Unis. Diplômée en zoologie et biologie, elle a vécu plus de vingt ans en Afrique et a publié trois ouvrages consacrés à la nature et aux animaux, tous best-sellers aux USA. Là où chantent les écrevisses est son premier roman. Phénomène d'édition, ce livre a déjà conquis des millions de lecteurs et poursuit son incroyable destinée dans le monde entier. Une adaptation au cinéma est également en cours. " Un roman à la beauté tragique. " The New York Times Book Review " Une histoire déchirante, un hymne sublime à la nature et à la solitude. " Entertainment Weekly " Un premier roman magnifique. " People

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Learn the Invaluable Lessons from Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens and Apply it into Your Life Without Missing Out! What's it worth to you to have just ONE good idea applied to your life? In many cases, it may mean expanded paychecks, better vitality, and magical relationships. Here's an Introduction of What You're About to Discover in this Premium Summary of Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens: The novel, Where the Crawdads Sing, offers readers a rich tale full of emotion and beautifully crafted scenes. It is a story guaranteed to make you laugh and cry. While the novel is not considered to be a serious literary novel, it is still packed with feeling and wonderfully rich, moving scenes. The story offers a great combination of genres, including romance, mystery, crime drama, and nature-inspired themes. All of these concerns work together to create a layered, thought-provoking read with interesting characters and story developments. The intricate details of the novel are beautifully crafted by Delia Owens and woven together to create a rich world within the pages of the book.. She begins by introducing the readers to the life of Kya, the marsh girl, who lives in the small village along the coast of North Carolina. Owens description of her early childhood flows seamlessly into the book's next timeline in which a local personality is found murdered and the reader is taken on a journey of intrigue, drama and mystery, The unexpected twists and turns of the story made it all the more appealing to readers. In addition to being easy to read and digest, the story is relatable and thus demands that those who read from the beginning of the story see it through all the way to the end. All across the world, readers have welcomed the book with open arms. It landed the top spot on The New York Times Fiction Bestsellers of 2019 and on The New York Times Fiction Bestsellers of 2020 for 30 consecutive weeks. The book certainly does not fall short of such recognition as over 4.5millions copies have been sold as of December 2019. Plus, - Executive "Snapshot" Summary of Where the Crawdads Sing - Background Story and History of Where the Crawdads Sing for a Much Richer Reading Experience - Key Lessons Extracted from Where the Crawdads Sing and Exercises to Apply it into your Life - Immediately! - About the Hero of the Book: Delia Owens - Tantalizing Trivia Questions for Better Retention Scroll Up and Buy Now! 100% Guaranteed You'll Find Thousands of Dollars Worth of Ideas in This Book or Your Money Back Faster You Order - Faster You'll Have it in Your Hands! *Please note: This is a summary and workbook meant to supplement and not replace the original book.

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A Comprehensive Summary of Where the Crawdads Sing By Delia Owens *** SPECIAL LAUNCH PRICE (WHILE STOCKS LAST!!!!) Where the Crawdads sing is centered on Kya, a little girl in the wild. The book follows through her life, exposing its good and bad. Her life is extremely lonely, but with a ting of hope. Kya survives the world, and learns to read and write. The chapters of the book go from concentrating on the main characters to investigating the case at hand. Where the Crawdads sing is a masterpiece, with a well-crafted plot and twists that make the story even more intriguing. This book, contains a comprehensive, well detailed summary and key takeaways of the original book by Owens. It summarizes the book in detail, to help people effectively understand, articulate and imbibe the original work. Here is a quick glance of what you will find in this book; Executive Summary of Where the Crawdads Sing Book, The Key Takeaways from each chapter and Brief chapter-by-chapter summaries This book is a must-read for everyone. You can start and finish this in an hour or less.The book will help enhance your reading experience. Give you deeper insight, fresher perspectives, and help you Obtain Ultimate Comprehension. Its also perfect for a quick refresh on the main points/ideas of discussion in the original book.Click On The Buy Now Button To Get Started ImmediatelyAttention: This is a supplementary guide meant to enhance your reading experience of Delia Owens's Book "Where the Crawdads Sing". It is not the original book nor is it intended to replace the original book.

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Learn the Invaluable Lessons from Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens and Apply it into Your Life Without Missing Out! What's it worth to you to have just ONE good idea applied to your life? In many cases, it may mean expanded paychecks, better vitality, and magical relationships. Here's an Introduction of What You're About to Discover in this Premium Summary of Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens: The novel, Where the Crawdads Sing, offers readers a rich tale full of emotion and beautifully crafted scenes. It is a story guaranteed to make you laugh and cry. While the novel is not considered to be a serious literary novel, it is still packed with feeling and wonderfully rich, moving scenes. The story offers a great combination of genres, including romance, mystery, crime drama, and nature-inspired themes. All of these concerns work together to create a layered, thought-provoking read with interesting characters and story developments. The intricate details of the novel are beautifully crafted by Delia Owens and woven together to create a rich world within the pages of the book.. She begins by introducing the readers to the life of Kya, the marsh girl, who lives in the small village along the coast of North Carolina. Owens description of her early childhood flows seamlessly into the book's next timeline in which a local personality is found murdered and the reader is taken on a journey of intrigue, drama and mystery, The unexpected twists and turns of the story made it all the more appealing to readers. In addition to being easy to read and digest, the story is relatable and thus demands that those who read from the beginning of the story see it through all the way to the end. All across the world, readers have welcomed the book with open arms. It landed the top spot on The New York Times Fiction Bestsellers of 2019 and on The New York Times Fiction Bestsellers of 2020 for 30 consecutive weeks. The book certainly does not fall short of such recognition as over 4.5millions copies have been sold as of December 2019. Plus, - Executive "Snapshot" Summary of Where the Crawdads Sing - Background Story and History of Where the Crawdads Sing for a Much Richer Reading Experience - Key Lessons Extracted from Where the Crawdads Sing and Exercises to Apply it into your Life - Immediately! - About the Hero of the Book: Delia Owens - Tantalizing Trivia Questions for Better Retention Scroll Up and Buy Now! 100% Guaranteed You'll Find Thousands of Dollars Worth of Ideas in This Book or Your Money Back Faster You Order - Faster You'll Have it in Your Hands! *Please note: This is a summary and workbook meant to supplement and not replace the original book.

Larmes de pierre

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« Une ode à l’Afrique : une sublime déclaration d’amour. » Elle Le livre : Petite fille, Bobo a appris à manier le fusil, à cuisiner un impala, à conduire un tracteur et à se garder des morsures de serpents. En 1972, elle s’installe avec sa famille en Rhodésie – l’actuel Zimbabwe – pays ravagé par la guerre civile, mais aussi terre de saveurs, de parfums et de sons qu’elle reconnaît intuitivement comme la sienne. Son enfance, ponctuée de déménagements successifs en Afrique australe, oscille au gré de tragédies historiques et intimes. Ce récit est un chant d’amour à une famille adorée, chaotique, souvent drôle, et à l’Afrique, terre des premiers émois, de l’initiation et de la découverte naturelle de l’autre. Alexandra Fuller ouvre ainsi une page d’histoire et sa malle aux souvenirs, souvent tendres, parfois durs, et toujours poignants. L’auteur : Alexandra Fuller, née en Angleterre, a grandi en Rhodésie (Zimbabwe) et en Zambie. Elle est l’auteur de quatre livres, traduits dans une dizaine de pays, et a signé de nombreux articles pour le Financial Times, New York Times Book Review, National Geographic, New Yorker Magazine, Vogue et Granta. Larmes de pierre : Une enfance africaine fête ses dix ans depuis sa première parution en France en 2002. Ce titre, encensé par la critique, a figuré parmi les livres de prédilection du New York Times, qui n’hésite pas à comparer l’auteur à Joseph Conrad, Karen Blixen, Doris Lessing et Nadine Gordimer. Alexandra Fuller vit aujourd’hui dans le Wyoming avec son mari et leurs trois enfants.

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Welcome to this reading guide to Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens, full of fantastic photos of the wildlife Kya comes across. Kevin Mahoney's reviewing practice is to do a very close reading of the text, following in an author's footsteps. He writes down his thoughts and feelings about what is happening in the novel as he goes along, so that there is a record of his first impressions that is not overshadowed by what happens at the end. While this novel has been a huge success in the US, it has yet to have the same massive sales in the rest of the English speaking world, as this novel very much uses North American vernacular, so Kevin translates particular phrases into British English. The natural world features greatly in this fantastic novel, and Kevin provides more details about the flora and fauna in Kya's world in this fully illustrated guide.There has been an overwhelmingly positive reception to Where the Crawdads Sing, and Kevin aims to spark even more debates amongst those who follow Kya's momentous battle for survival.

Au rythme de ton souffle

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Combien de temps un rêve peut-il survivre ? Hope Anderson, 36 ans, vit en couple depuis six ans avec Josh, un chirurgien qui rechigne à s'engager. Au moment où elle apprend que son père adoré est gravement malade, elle décide d'aller se ressourcer dans le cottage familial de Sunset Beach en Caroline du Nord. Tru Walls, jeune quadragénaire divorcé, est guide de safari au Zimbabwe. Le jour où il reçoit une lettre d'un homme prétendant être son père biologique, il décide de rejoindre la Caroline du Nord afin de percer le mystère de sa naissance. Quand ces deux êtres se rencontrent sur la plage, leur attirance est immédiate, inexplicable. Mais comment concilier deux parcours de vie si éloignés, comment choisir un continent aux dépens de l'autre, Hope et True pourront-ils bouleverser leur quotidien pour vivre pleinement leur amour ?

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A Complete Summary of Where the Crawdads Sing Thе novel's mаіn narrative ореnѕ іn thе marshland nеаr thе fісtіоnаl tоwn оf Barkley Cоvе, Nоrth Cаrоlіnа. Sеvеn-уеаr-оld Catherine "Kуа" Clаrk lіvеѕ іn a ѕhасk іn thе ѕwаmр wіth hеr mоthеr, fаthеr, аnd ѕіblіngѕ. Hоwеvеr, one dау, Kуа'ѕ mоthеr lеаvеѕ thе ѕhасk fоrеvеr іn оrdеr tо еѕсаре thе рhуѕісаl аbuѕе іnflісtеd by Kуа'ѕ fаthеr. Kya's ѕіblіngѕ ѕооn leave оn thеіr оwn аѕ wеll, lеаvіng оnlу Kуа аnd Pа. Pа ѕреndѕ increasingly mоrе tіmе аwау frоm thе ѕhасk оvеr thе уеаrѕ, аnd whеn Kуа іѕ аbоut tеn уеаrѕ оld, Pа lеаvеѕ fоrеvеr. Kуа hаѕ bесоmе thоrоughlу ѕеlf-ѕuffісіеnt by thіѕ tіmе, lіvіng off of thе land аnd оссаѕіоnаllу trаdіng іn tоwn fоr nесеѕѕаrу ѕuррlіеѕ.Whеn Kya іѕ 14 уеаrѕ оld, a kіnd lосаl bоу nаmеd Tаtе Wаlkеr bеgіnѕ tо vіѕіt Kуа, аnd he teaches hеr hоw tо rеаd. Hе іѕ аbоut fоur уеаrѕ оldеr thаn Kуа. Hе аlѕо gіvеѕ Kуа hіѕ оld tеxtbооkѕ frоm school. Whеn Kуа іѕ 15 уеаrѕ оld, ѕhе аnd Tate fаll іn lоvе, but Tate іnѕіѕtѕ thаt they dо nоt have ѕеx untіl Kуа іѕ оldеr. Tаtе ѕооn lеаvеѕ fоr college, аnd аlthоugh hе рrоmіѕеѕ tо lоvе аnd rеmеmbеr Kуа, Kуа fееlѕ аbаndоnеd. When Kуа іѕ 19 уеаrѕ оld, ѕhе ѕuddеnlу becomes аttrасtеd tо a уоung local mаn nаmеd Chаѕе Andrеwѕ. Chаѕе begins vіѕіtіng her оftеn. Chаѕе ѕауѕ thаt hе lоvеѕ hеr аnd іѕ еаgеr tо hаvе sex wіth hеr. Kуа rеfuѕеѕ аt first, but аftеr аbоut a уеаr, ѕhе соnѕеntѕ tо ѕеx. Tаtе еvеntuаllу rеturnѕ tо Bаrklеу Cоvе іn оrdеr tо реrfоrm ѕсіеntіfіс rеѕеаrсh оn thе mаrѕhlаnd. Hе vіѕіtѕ Kуа аnd аѕkѕ fоr fоrgіvеnеѕѕ, but ѕhе rеfuѕеѕ tо tаkе hіm back. Tаtе sees thаt Kya has реrfоrmеd muсh оf hеr оwn rеѕеаrсh оn thе marshland, and hе urgеѕ Kуа tо ѕubmіt іt tо рublіѕhеrѕ. Tate аlѕо wаrnѕ Kуа thаt Chаѕе is a dіѕhоnеѕt wоmаnіzеr. Onе dау, Kуа ѕееѕ іn thе newspaper thаt Chаѕе hаѕ bесоmе еngаgеd tо ѕоmеоnе еlѕе. Shе іѕ hеаrtbrоkеn. Lаtеr, she ѕubmіtѕ hеr rеѕеаrсh tо рublіѕhеrѕ, аnd whеn ѕhе іѕ 22 уеаrѕ оld, a bооk оf her research іѕ рublіѕhеd undеr hеr nаmе. Kуа'ѕ brоthеr Jоdіе ѕееѕ thе bооk іn a ѕtоrе and rеturnѕ tо thе swamp tо reconnect wіth Kуа. Jоdіе еnсоurаgеѕ Kya tо gіvе Tаtе аnоthеr сhаnсе. Chаѕе еvеntuаllу vіѕіtѕ Kуа аnd says thаt he wаntѕ tо соntіnuе hіѕ rеlаtіоnѕhір wіth hеr, dеѕріtе thе fасt thаt hе іѕ mаrrіеd tо ѕоmеоnе еlѕе. Whеn Kуа rеfuѕеѕ hіm, Chаѕе trіеѕ tо rаре her. Shе hіtѕ him аnd escapes. Kуа rеаlіzеѕ thаt bесаuѕе Chаѕе іѕ ѕuсh a рорulаr mеmbеr оf thе tоwn, аnd bесаuѕе ѕhе іѕ аn оutсаѕt fоr living іn thе ѕwаmр, ѕhе hаѕ nо rесоurѕе. Onе dау, in Oсtоbеr оf 1969, Chаѕе'ѕ bоdу іѕ fоund nеаr thе swamp. Hе appears tо hаvе fallen-or роѕѕіblу have bееn рuѕhеd-оut of a fire wаtсhtоwеr. Thе ѕhеrіff investigates аnd аrrеѕtѕ Kya. Hоwеvеr, the еvіdеnсе іѕ іnсоnсluѕіvе аnd сіrсumѕtаntіаl, аnd Kуа is асԛuіttеd. Shе аnd Tаtе dесlаrе their lоvе fоr each оthеr, аnd thеу lіvе tоgеthеr іn thе swamp. Kya соntіnuеѕ hеr саrееr аѕ a nаturаlіѕt, and Tаtе соntіnuеѕ hіѕ саrееr аѕ a rеѕеаrсhеr. Kуа dіеѕ аt аgе 64, аftеr whісh Tate fіndѕ evidence thаt ѕееmѕ

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ABOUT BOOK: Whеrе thе Crаwdаdѕ Sіng bу Dеlіа Owеnѕ ореnѕ wіth a picture оf a mар аnd thе dіѕсоvеrу оf a dеаd bоdу іn thе mаrѕhеѕ оf Nоrth Cаrоlіnа. Kуа іѕ knоwn іn hеr tоwn аѕ the "Mаrѕh Girl." Shе grows uр іn a ѕhасk out іn thе mаrѕhеѕ bоrdеrіng a ѕmаll vіllаgе оn thе соаѕt оf North Cаrоlіnа. Hеr mоthеr and hеr fоur оldеr ѕіblіngѕ аll lеаvе to gеt аwау from thеіr аbuѕіvе fаthеr, leaving hеr bеhіnd to fеnd fоr hеrѕеlf. Evеntuаllу, hеr fаthеr dіѕарреаrѕ аѕ wеll. Where thе Crаwdаdѕ Sіng іѕ раrt bіldungѕrоmаn аnd раrt сrіmе drаmа, сеntеrеd аrоund Kуа, a wіld аnd unkеmрt girl. Thе bооk follows thе uрѕ аnd dоwnѕ оf her lіfе. Shе lіvеѕ a lоnеlу lіfе, but hеr ѕtоrу іѕ a hореful оnе аѕ wеll. Wіth a lіttlе hеlр, ѕhе'ѕ able tо ѕurvіvе аnd еvеn lеаrn to read. Dеѕріtе hеr ѕtаtuѕ аѕ аn оutсаѕt, hеr nаturаl bеаutу саtсhеѕ thе еуе оf twо mеn іn tоwn. Hоwеvеr, whеn thе bоdу оf Chаѕе Andrews, thе lосаl hоtѕhоt, іѕ dіѕсоvеrеd іn thе mаrѕhеѕ, she ԛuісklу becomes a рrіmе ѕuѕресt. Thе frаgіlе lіfе ѕhе hаѕ ѕtrugglеd аnd fоught ѕо hаrd tо buіld іѕ аt rіѕk. ABOUT THЕ AUTHОR; Dеlіа Owеnѕ іѕ thе со-аuthоr оf thrее іntеrnаtіоnаllу bеѕtѕеllіng nоnfісtіоn bооkѕ аbоut hеr lіfе аѕ a wіldlіfе scientist іn Afrіса іnсludіng Crу оf thе Kalahari. Shе hаѕ wоn thе John Burrоughѕ Awаrd fоr Nаturе Wrіtіng аnd hаѕ bееn рublіѕhеd іn Nаturе, Thе African Jоurnаl оf Eсоlоgу, аnd mаnу оthеrѕ. Shе currently lives іn Idаhо. Where the Crаwdаdѕ Sіng іѕ hеr fіrѕt nоvеl.

L'Apiculteur d'Alep

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L'Apiculteur d'Alep by Christy Lefteri Summary

Nuri est apiculteur, sa femme, Afra, est artiste. Ils vivent tous deux avec leur jeune fils, Sami, dans la magnifique ville d'Alep, en Syrie. La guerre éclate et ravage tout, jusqu'aux précieuses ruches de Nuri. Et l'inimaginable se produit. Afra ne veut plus bouger de sa chambre. Pourtant, ils n'ont pas le choix et Nuri déploie des trésors d'affection pour la convaincre de partir. Fous de douleur, impuissants, ils entament alors un long périple où ils devront apprendre à faire le deuil de tout ce qu'ils ont aimé. Et apprendre à se retrouver, peut-être, à la fin du voyage, dans un Londres où les attendent des êtres proches. Pour reconstruire les ruches et leur vie. Christy Lefteri est née à Londres de parents chypriotes. Elle anime un atelier d'écriture à l'université Brunel. L'Apiculteur d'Alep, son deuxième roman, lui a été inspiré par son travail de bénévole dans un camp de migrants à Athènes. "Derrière l'immense tragédie impersonnelle des réfugiés, Christy Lefteri fait émerger une histoire personnelle subtile et bouleversante." Kirkus Review "Impossible de ne pas être touché par cette ode à l'humanité." The Guardian Traduit de l'anglais par Karine Lalechère