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Hummingbird Dorothy Arnzen

Hummingbird

Dorothy Arnzen

Published December 12th 2008
ISBN : 9780595499502
Paperback
156 pages
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Fredrik Schmidt, a German immigrant, and Walela, an escapee from the Trail of Tears, meet on a winter night in a Missouri forest. In order to build a life together, they must keep a secret which would destroy their family. Chevan, the FrenchMoreFredrik Schmidt, a German immigrant, and Walela, an escapee from the Trail of Tears, meet on a winter night in a Missouri forest. In order to build a life together, they must keep a secret which would destroy their family. Chevan, the French storekeeper, and Laura, his mail order bride, furnish a gathering place for the community. Laura hides a painful secret from her New York past.Gertie Schwartz, widow of Gus, hides the harsh reality of a loveless marriage. She seeks to make a life for herself but grieves for what might have been.The story of Hummingbird, is the story of how they strive to resolve their inner conflicts and create satisfactory lives.