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The flood girls

Richard Fifield

The flood girls

a novel

by Richard Fifield

  • 174 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Single women,
  • Fiction,
  • Friendship,
  • Small cities,
  • Softball

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Fifield
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3606.I375 F56 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination326 pages
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27202600M
    ISBN 101476797382
    ISBN 109781476797380
    LC Control Number2014039373
    OCLC/WorldCa894032851

    May In a short afterword[2] Baxter claims to have based his work on a hypothesis related to possible subterranean oceans within the Earth's mantle. Laverna and her best friend, Red Mabel, never expected to see Rachel again. Among the chief flood-control projects in the United States are the flood control works along the Mississippi River, the installations of the Tennessee Valley Authority, the Glen Canyon and Hoover dams on the Colorado River, and the systems of dams in the Columbia River basin including Grand Coulee Dam and in the Missouri River basin. Not all floods are destructive, however. Most helpful negative review Average rating:2out of5stars, based onreviews The Flood Girls is abo

    From his arresting first line to the deeply satisfying ending, I was completely bound up in this book, only setting it aside as a reminder to myself to delay gratification and make it last a little longer. Meanwhile, Laverna starts dating Jim Number Three, despite her misgivings. This story was both heartbreaking and heartwarming. Perhaps the most technically impressive aspect of this work is the way Fifield differentiates a very wide cast of characters. Clark, Flood In July,Hurricane Claudette deposited a U.

    When I put down the book, I did a quick finger count of how many characters I could actually name and identify without looking. Search Online and in-store stock may differ. I have discovered But with the help of a local boy named Jake and a little soul-searching, she just might make things right.


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The flood girls book

Perhaps the most technically impressive aspect of this work is the way Fifield differentiates a very wide cast of characters. Concern over the affects of channelization on rivers in floodplains has led to the development of flood-control approaches that attempt to combine the way floodplains naturally handle floodwaters with traditional methods that restrict those waters greater spread.

Laverna Flood owns the Dirty Shame bar and coaches the local softball team, both of which involve a fair share of brawls and booze. She is here to make amends. The music! Rachel Flood has snuck back into town after leaving behind a trail of chaos nine years prior.

The Flood Girls is about a small town in Montana.

The Flood Girls Summary & Study Guide

These are the '90s, and these are the women -- crude and unapologetic -- who carry Fifield's debut to its shocking, though perhaps necessary, end with the harsh winds that slam across Montana's eastern prairie.

Until now. See more The Flood Girls is about a small town in Montana. With his help, Rachel and the Flood girls may just be able to work through their history and learn to be a team.

I started this book laughing out loud; I finished it grieving and grateful. The first main character, Jake, loves fashion and reading flamboyant novels on the roof the trailer he shares with his mother, Krystal, her boyfriend Bert, and their baby daughter. The Netherlands, dependent on its dikes for protection from inundation, has suffered many disastrous floods from the sea and the Rhine and Meuse rivers.

Ark Three heads back out to sea but has nowhere to go, given that the floods are now lapping around the Rocky Mountains.

The Flood Girls : A Book Club Recommendation!

The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Fifield, Richard. Fifield wants us to know that intolerance will kill us. I have discovered another trailer-trash author to love along with Daniel Woodrell and Bonnie Jo Campbell.

She is also excited that her team, while not good, is better than her team in the previous years. Each woman wears an elegant dress and disrupts the ceremony.

The author has a way with both storytelling and prose, and there were many laugh out loud moments. Edgy and original, it's worth the trip. At the same time, New York City is demolished by an Atlantic tidal wave with hundreds of thousands killed in New York and the city levelled in the processand Washington, D.

This hit is the first indication that the two women are on the road to recovering their relationship.Editions for The Flood Girls: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Au.

The Flood Girls, East Missoula, Montana. K likes. Welcome to the official author page of Richard Fifield, author of The Flood Girls and The Small Crimes Of Tiffany Templeton, and publisher/editor Followers: K.

The Flood Girls A Novel (Book): Fifield, Richard: "Welcome to Quinn, Montana, population: A town where nearly all of the volunteer firemen are named Jim, where The Dirty Shame--the only bar in town--refuses to serve mixed drinks (too much work), where the locals hate the newcomers (then again, they hate the locals, too), and where the town softball team has never even come close to.

The Flood Girls | February Indie Next List Pick This snappy, sassy redemption story set in small-town Montana is "a wild and crazy debut novel by a talented young writer" (Jackie Collins), filled with an uproarious and unforgettable cast of characters you won't want to leave hildebrandsguld.com: Gallery Books.

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