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The Personal History of Rachel DuPree

The Personal History of Rachel DuPree

by Ann Weisgarber

Publisher Macmillan

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Short-listed for the Orange Award for New Writers & long-listed for the Orange Prize It is 1917 in the South Dakota Badlands, and summer has been hard. Fourteen years have passed since Rachel and Isaac DuPree left Chicago to stake a claim in this unforgiving land. Isaac, a former Buffalo Soldier, is fiercely proud: black families are rare in the West, and black ranchers even rarer. But it hasnt rained in months, the cattle bellow with thirst, and supplies are dwindling. Pregnant, and struggling to feed her family, Rachel is isolated by more than just geography. She is determined to give her surviving children the life they deserve, but she knows that her husband will never leave his ranch. Moving and majestic, The Personal History of Rachel DuPree is an unforgettable novel about love and loyalty, homeland and belonging. Above all, it is the story of one womans courage in the face of the most punishing adversity.

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About the Author

Ann Weisgarber

Born and raised in Kettering, Ohio, Ann is the author of three historical novels. Her third novel, The Glovemaker, published in February 2019, is set in Utah’s deep canyon country during the winter of 1888.

Ann’s second novel is The Promise, was shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, was the finalist for the Spur Award for Best Western Historical Fiction, and was a finalist for the Ohioana Book Award for Fiction. Her first novel, The Personal History of Rachel DuPree, was nominated for the 2009 Orange Prize and for the 2009 Orange Award for New Writers.

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