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Green City in the Sun
Green City in the Sun
Author: Barbara Wood
Green City in the Sun is a magnificant saga, the story of two proud and powerful families--one British, one African--and their battle over Kenya's destiny in the twentieth century. It is a story with all the drama, violence and fierce beauty of the Kenyan landscape, and it marks a bold and brilliant departure for novelist Barbara Wood.
ISBN: 58522
Pages: 657
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Publisher: Random House
Book Type: Hardcover
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This is the book that got me hooked on reading for pleasure. It's a biggie (699 pages), but I was sad to finish such a wonderful story. In 1917 pioneer Dr. Grace Treverton arrives in Kenya determined to bring modern medicine to the natives. Her brother, Sr. Valentine Treverton has his own dream: to establish an agricultural empire. The siblings dreams collide with those of the African family that has lived on the land for generations. The beautiful descriptions of the land was wonderful...made me feel like I was there. A great read!
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There is only word the describes Green City In The Sun-Mesmerizing- you never will want to put it down but you don't want this captivating story to ever end, you are trasported into another world everytime you pick it up. Green City In The Sun will make you smile and cry. It is a book about dreams and dissapointments, of courage and fear and of hatred and love. You see the rise of Kenya, and its fall and how it rises again. Green City In The Sun a book filled with memorable characters that you won't ever forget.
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