Book Reviews of Sing to Me of Dreams

Sing to Me of Dreams
Sing to Me of Dreams
Author: Kathryn Lynn Davis
ISBN-13: 9780671683146
ISBN-10: 0671683144
Publication Date: 1/1/1992
Rating:
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3.7 stars, based on 26 ratings
Publisher: Pocket Books (Mm)
Book Type: Paperback
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Story of a Native American medicine woman who is sold into slavery
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Good book
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Saylah is half English, half Native American, and when she falls in love, she must come to terms with her mixed heritage
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In the spirit of the Thorn Birds, this epic novel takes the heroine raised by her Native American family into the English society of her white fathers family.
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Historical novel from an imagined Salish woman's pespective. Not as good as Louise Erdrich's books, but interesting.
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There is a future I do not seek, but which will come to be, just the same...With these words echoing in her heart, Saylah, born of a white father and Indian mother, set off on a journey that would take her through all the mysteries of the human heart.

As a child, she came to know the bounty of the earth, and sea, the clear streams, and she guarded the secret wisdom of her close-knit Indian people. But when tragedy devasteted her loved ones, Saylah was forced to leave her home and enter the world of the Ivys, an English-born family whose European traditions were as strange to her as her spirit world was to them. The Ivys had come to the lush, fertile Pacific Northwest in pursuit of a dream-to build a paradise of prosperity and freedom. Until Saylah came to them, their dream had been denied.

Julian Ivy had a dream of his own. An impatient young man in whom refinement and rage were interwined, he was drawn to Salah's healing power and disturbing beauty. Through heartbreak and joy, Julian and Saylah would discover the richness of love...but no one could resolve for her the conflicts of her heritage. Heeding the call of her destiny, she would finally make the most wrenching choice of all.....
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There is a future I do not seek, but which will come to be, just the same... With these words echoing in her heart, Saylah, born of a white father and Indian mother, set off on a journey that would take her through all the mysteries of the human heart.

As a child, she came to know the bounty of the earth sea, the clear streams, and she guaded the secret wisdom of her closeknit Indian people. But when tragedy devasted her loved ones, Saylah was forced to leave her home and enter the world of Ivys, an English born family whose European traditions were as strange to her as her spirit world was to them. The Ivys had come to the lush, fertile Pacific Northwest in pursuit of a dream--to build a paradise of prosperity and freedom. Until saylah came to them, their dream had been denied.

Julian Ivy had a dram of his own. An impatient young man in whom refinement and rage were intertwined, he was drawn to Saylah's healing power and disturbing beauty. Through heartbreak and love, Julian and Saylah would discover the riches of love...but no one could resolve for her the conflicts of her heritage. Heeding the call of her destiny, she would finally make the most wrenching choice of all.
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In the grand tradition of The Far Pavilions, The Thorn Birds, and Kathryn Lynn Davis's own magnificent New York Times bestseller, Too Deep for Tears, Sing to Me of Dreams is a rich, sensuous, deeply imagined novel filled with the intimate yearnings and passions of a turbulent family, their lovers and friends, and the extraordinary woman who entered their lives.

There is a future I do not seek, but which will come to be, just the same....With these words echoing in her heart, Saylah, born of a white father and Indian mother, set off on a journey that would take her through all the mysteries of the human heart.

As a child, she came to know the bounty of the earth and sea, the clear streams, and she guarded the secret wisdom of her close-knit Indian people. But when tragedy devastated her loved ones, Saylah was forced to leave her home and enter the world of the Ivys, an English-born family whose European traditions were as strange to her as her spirit world was to them. The Ivys had come to the lush, fertile Pacific Northwest in pursuit of a dream -- to build a paradise of prosperity and freedom. Until Saylah came to them, their dream had been denied.

Julian Ivy had a dream of his own. An impatient young man in whom refinement and rage were intertwined, he was drawn to Saylah's healing power and disturbing beauty. Through heartbreak and joy, Julian and Saylah would discover the richness of love...but no one could resolve for her the conflicts of her heritage. Heeding the call of her destiny, she would finally make the most wrenching choice of all....