The Chief of Rally Tree

A Novel
Product Number: EB00749921
Released: Jan 15, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781510732704
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
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Description

Winner of the Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature: "Boyden explores the shifting lines between civilization and the natural world" (Megan Kruse, author of Call Me Home). Dina's gone. She left a note, she left her plants, and she left what her husband, Roal, thought was her entire world. Nothing remained but some frozen dinners and the mysterious last line of her final message: I do love you ever Dina. Prof. Roal Bowman, best known in the sleepy college town of Braddock as a fake Zen master who used to pretend to be Native American and never lived up to his potential, by no means saw it coming. How could he have guessed his wife would run away to help the famous Winter Patent, a man who had literally lived with wolves, on a grand project to embrace the consciousness of trees? He thought Dina had been happy. But the more Roal digs, the more he realizes he never truly knew or understood his wife, he never really listened, and now that Dina has disappeared, he must become something more—something real—if he hopes to get her back. And he'll have to do it quickly: he's not the only one who wants to find Dina and Winter . . . "Inventive, smart, and often hilariously funny, The Chief of Rally Tree delivers a social critique both searing and sly." —Ann Pancake, Whiting Award winner "I devoured this book and dreamt of a vegetal realm where being and love might yet matter." —Lidia Yuknavitch, national bestselling author of The Book of Joan

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Author(s): Jennifer Boyden
Original Publish Date: Nov 06, 2018

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