By Marcy Luikart
Through the tale of Joseph Barton and younger Annie's letters and diary entries, we know about Joseph Barton's position at the Olympic rowing crew. Upon the team's arrival to the Louisiana buy Exhibition to take part within the 1904 Olympics, Joe unearths himself keen on the Exhibition's Wild West express, yet he additionally discovers that he doesn't healthy into any global. Joe was once raised within the white middle-class society of his father yet unearths himself outlined by way of his mother's Indian historical past. whereas on the reasonable he explores this different a part of himself with the indigenous peoples who've organize villages within the Ethnology convey. River Braids weaves jointly 3 tales: Sonny's modern day trip, Joseph Barton's 1904 reminiscences, and Annie own emotions to chronicle the 100-year heritage of the Barton extended family. Sonny realizes the significance of his background as a descendent of a proud local American line and because the most up-to-date hyperlink in a generations-long bond with the Mississippi River itself."
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River Braids: A Novel by Marcy Luikart