Set in North Carolina in 1960 and brimming with authenticity and grit, The Moonshiner s Daughterevokes the singular life of sixteen year old Jessie Sasser, a young woman determined to escape her family s past.Generations of Sassers have made moonshine in the Brushy Mountains of Wilkes County, North Carolina Their history is recorded in a leather bound journal that belongs to Jessie Sasser s daddy, but Jessie wants no part of it As far as she s concerned, moonshine caused her mother s death a dozen years ago.Her father refuses to speak about her mama, or about the day she died But Jessie has a gnawing hunger for the truth one that compels her to seek comfort in food Yet all her self destructive behavior seems to do is feed what her school s gruff but compassionate nurse describes as the monster inside Jessie.Resenting her father s insistence that moonshining runs in her veins, Jessie makes a plan to destroy the stills, using their neighbors as scapegoats Instead, her scheme escalates an old rivalry and reveals long held grudges As she endeavors to right wrongs old and new, Jessie s loyalties will bring her to unexpected revelations about her family, her strengths and a legacy that may provide her with the answers she has been longing for. Free Read [ The Moonshiner's Daughter ] by [ Donna Everhart ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – tbjewellers.co.uk
Donna Everhart is a USA Today bestselling author who writes stories of family hardship and troubled times in a bygone south Her debut, THE EDUCATION OF DIXIE DUPREE was an IndieNext Pick, Business Insider s Pick, Library Journal Top Pick, and long listed for the Southern Book Prize Her second novel, THE ROAD TO BITTERSWEET was a Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance Okra Pick She is the Southeastern Library Association s SELA Author of the Year in Fiction for 2018.A native of North Carolina, she resides in her home state with her husband and their tiny heart stealing Yorkshire terrier, Mister Readers can also visit her at www.donnaeverhart.com.
- 352 pages
- The Moonshiner's Daughter
- Donna Everhart
- 27 November 2018 Donna Everhart