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Impulsively marrying the son of a local rancher to escape her divorced parents, seventeen-year-old Katherine goes to live in her new husband"s Arizona desert adobe house but is rapidly disenchanted by his cold heart, a situation that is further tested bya dangerous drought.
|LC Classifications||PS3606.R5827 O43 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||292 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||292|
|LC Control Number||2010011403|
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OLD BORDER ROAD often has sections of McCarthy-like cadence but it is at the same time very unMcCarthy-like, for it is told in the subjective first-person feminine. That feminine voice is like the feminine voice of the protagonist in TRUE GRIT in that the teller puts her own rhetorical style into the words of the other characters Old Border Road book her narrative/5(12).
Old Border Road has exceptional descriptions of characters, situations, and Arizona scenery. The characters are unique, and the storyline is appealing.
The main character, Katherine, lives with her in-laws in southern Arizona and must work with them in their everyday routine of keeping up their ranch while her husband is habitually absent at night.3/5. In Old Border Road, Froderberg follows Katherine, a year-old essentially left to fend for herself by her indifferent, divorced parents, each of whom has moved on to a new life.
She’s still in high school when she marries Son, a local boy of Native American heritage, and goes to live with him and his parents in their old adobe ranch house.
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Seventeen-year-old Girl, whose briefly sketched, quickly forgotten parents have left her pretty much on her own, marries Son, the heir to a successful rancher, after a short, passionate courtship. Son’s mother and father, called Rose and Rose’s Daddy, are loving in-laws and their ranch was a paradise of fecundity in its time, as Rose’s Author: Susan Froderberg.
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OLD BORDER ROAD is her first book. Praise For "I read Susan Froderberg's fine and beguiling first novel a little bit, and a little bit more, and suddenly found myself in a beautiful and heartbreaking swirl of story and life and language and could not stop.
The physical terrain of Old Border Road, like Marilynne Robinson\'s Idaho or Cormac McCarthy\'s Texas, is more than a backdrop--it informs what happens. Susan Froderberg\'s novel speaks to universal concerns about commitment, ambition, and betrayal.
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