The Crooked Branch PDF EPUB ↠ The CrookedePUB ✓ Kindle baienme

The Crooked Branch PDF EPUB ↠ The CrookedePUB ✓ Kindle baienme

[BOOKS] ⚦ The Crooked Branch By Jeanine Cummins – Baien.me From the national bestselling and highly acclaimed author of The Outside Boy comes the deeply moving story of two mothers—witty self deprecating Majella who is shocked by her entry into motherhood iBOOKS The Crooked Branch By Jeanine Cummins Baienme From the national bestselling and highly acclaimed author of The Outside Boy comes the deeply moving story of two mothers—witty self deprecating Majella who is shocked by her entry into motherhood i From the national bestselling and highly acclaimed author of The Outside Boy comes the deeply moving story of two mothers—witty self deprecating Majella who is shocked by her entry into motherhood in mod

Ern day New York and her ancestor tough and terrified Ginny Doyle whose battles are fundamental she must keep her young family alive during Ireland’s Great FamineAfter the birth of her daughter Emma the usually resilient Majella finds herself feeling isolated and The Crooked ePUB exhausted Then at her childhood home in ueens Majella discovers the diary of her maternal ancestor Ginny—and is shocked to read a story of murder in her family hist

The Crooked Branch PDF EPUB ↠ The CrookedePUB ✓ Kindle baienme Jeanine Cummins is the author of four books the bestselling memoir A Rip in Heaven and the novels The Outside Boy The Crooked Branch and American Dirt She lives in New York with her husband and two children.

crooked ebok branch mobile The Crooked kindle The Crooked Branch eBookErn day New York and her ancestor tough and terrified Ginny Doyle whose battles are fundamental she must keep her young family alive during Ireland’s Great FamineAfter the birth of her daughter Emma the usually resilient Majella finds herself feeling isolated and The Crooked ePUB exhausted Then at her childhood home in ueens Majella discovers the diary of her maternal ancestor Ginny—and is shocked to read a story of murder in her family hist

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  • Carol

    The Crooked Branch PDF EPUB ↠ The CrookedePUB ✓ Kindle baienme crooked ebok, branch mobile, The Crooked kindle, The Crooked Branch eBookIn present day New York Majella is having a rough time adjusting to life with her newborn baby believing she is truly going crazy With no help from her erratic absent mother she imagines dark thoughts of mayhem hears strange noises and worries about her even crazier neighbor with baby twinsAnd when she stumbles across an old clothbound diary in the attic written by an ancestor Ginny Doyle she discovers an 1848 Ireland with heartbreaking tales of famine and loss plus a shocking murder causing even greater fears that she inherited a psychotic geneWhile


  • Diane S ☔

    The Crooked Branch PDF EPUB ↠ The CrookedePUB ✓ Kindle baienme crooked ebok, branch mobile, The Crooked kindle, The Crooked Branch eBookIreland the potato famine Ginny will have to go to extraordinary lengths to protect and save her children Current day Magilla has just given birth and though she loves her baby daughter she is a bit depressed and feels that she is not the mother she should be Two story lines seems to b


  • Connie G

    The Crooked Branch PDF EPUB ↠ The CrookedePUB ✓ Kindle baienme crooked ebok, branch mobile, The Crooked kindle, The Crooked Branch eBookEvery family tree has at least one crooked branch This novel shows the different faces of motherhood in one family Majella is an overwhelmed new mother dealing with the loss of her identity upset hormones and lack of sleep She finds the diary of her Irish ancestor Ginny Doyle who was desperately trying to feed her family during Ireland's Great Hunger in 1847 Ginny had to make some difficult decisions before immigrating from County Mayo to New York City Majella is trying to understand what happened back in Ireland wondering if her ancestor was a murderer or a saintly motherThe author portrayed both Majella's and Ginny's stories in an empathetic manner This would be a good book discussion book for a group


  • Mary

    The Crooked Branch PDF EPUB ↠ The CrookedePUB ✓ Kindle baienme crooked ebok, branch mobile, The Crooked kindle, The Crooked Branch eBookAfter the birth of her daughter Emma first time mother Majella finds herself feeling extremely strange almost like she has somehow become separated or disconnected from herself and her family The usually resilient and self deprecating young woman suddenly feels isolated and exhausted feelings which she slowly comes to realize reach far beyond simply being overwhelmed by her recent introduction to new motherhood Trying to better understand her extraordinary feelings of 'differential otherness' Majella understands that no matter how much they may love her her family just can't help her in this particular situation; so she seeks out professional helpLate one night while investigating the source of a strange sound up in her attic Majella discovers the diary of her maternal ancestor Ginny Doyle While it is encouraging for Majella to fi


  • Kwoomac

    The Crooked Branch PDF EPUB ↠ The CrookedePUB ✓ Kindle baienme crooked ebok, branch mobile, The Crooked kindle, The Crooked Branch eBookIn alternating chapters we follow Ginny Doyle in Ireland in 1846 7 during the famine and Majella her great great great? granddaughter in current day NYC as each struggles to figure out how to be a good mother what you should be willing to sacrifice and what you should not Ginny her husband and three children are trying to survive the potato blight while continuing to produce grains on their plot of land to pay the rent to their absentee British landlord Those who couldn't pay were evicted and their homes burnt down They were left to starve and if any neighbors tried to help them they suffered the same fate Evicted and burnt out With a population of about 8 million at the time Ireland lost one million people who died in the famine and another million


  • Cheryl

    The Crooked Branch PDF EPUB ↠ The CrookedePUB ✓ Kindle baienme crooked ebok, branch mobile, The Crooked kindle, The Crooked Branch eBookMajella has just become a new mother She is going through then just postpartum depression She is having dreams about her new born daughter being dead She worries as mental illness does run in her family heritage She especially worries when she find a diary in the attic from one of her relatives Ginny Ginny lives in Ireland A time when the famine was really bad for families It was fight or perish Ginny was willing to do anything to survive How far would she go?My favorite part of this book was Ginny’s story If this book had been just about Ginny and her children then this would have been a perfect book and I would have given it 5 stars However I still enjoyed this book Why I liked Ginny’s story so much better was because of her strong determination and love for her children Also she had a great sto


  • Lori

    The Crooked Branch PDF EPUB ↠ The CrookedePUB ✓ Kindle baienme crooked ebok, branch mobile, The Crooked kindle, The Crooked Branch eBookI really enjoyed reading this book I first learned about it by attending a reading by the author at the 2013 Gaithersburg Book Festival I was attracted to the reading because the topic for the session was Dual Story Lines used in literature In my own writing I've been playing around with such a structure to incorporate pertinent pieces of backstory and I wanted to listen to other authors describe their experiences with using it In listening to Jeanine Cummins describe her book and her process I hit the jackpot She is an engaging and witty speaker wh


  • Heather Larsen

    The Crooked Branch PDF EPUB ↠ The CrookedePUB ✓ Kindle baienme crooked ebok, branch mobile, The Crooked kindle, The Crooked Branch eBookThis book is a page turner I haven't stayed up past 3 am reading for uite a while but the emotional depth of the characters particularly the two mothers was absolutely gripping The excellent writing research by Cummins brings such realism to the story that I almost felt I could talk to the women as if I were in the room with them I learned so much about the 19th century famine in Ireland that I didn't know before; crop failure alone didn't cause the rampant starvationIt's an incredible book I highly recommend it


  • Denise West

    The Crooked Branch PDF EPUB ↠ The CrookedePUB ✓ Kindle baienme crooked ebok, branch mobile, The Crooked kindle, The Crooked Branch eBookThis book took place in Ireland during the famine and in NY during present day It explored motherhood and surviving hard times The Ireland story really grabbed me Ginny's struggles and story of survival was so well done Majella in NY go on my nerves I found her whiny and wanted her to get over herself I do recommend this to others it certainly won't disappoint


  • Valarie Kinney

    The Crooked Branch PDF EPUB ↠ The CrookedePUB ✓ Kindle baienme crooked ebok, branch mobile, The Crooked kindle, The Crooked Branch eBookExcellent read Cummins has a way of dropping words like treasured jewels onto the page The story itself was intriguing and unusual My first read of hers but definitely not my last


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