THE CROOKED BRANCH by Jeanine Cummins

THE CROOKED BRANCH by Jeanine Cummins

    Price: $15.00

    Code: CJ_CROOKED

    Weight: 0.72 pounds

    THE CROOKED BRANCH by Jeanine Cummins
    Selection for Wednesday May 8,2013
    March 5, 2013 Trade size paperback

    After the birth of her daughter Emma, the usually resilient Majella finds herself feeling isolated and exhausted. Then, at her childhood home in Queens, Majella discovers the diary of her maternal ancestor Ginnyand is shocked to read a story of murder in her family history.

    With the famine upon her, Ginny Doyle fled from Ireland to America, but not all of her family made it. What happened during those harrowing years, and why does Ginny call herself a killer? Is Majella genetically fated to be a bad mother, despite the fierce tenderness she feels for her baby? Determined to uncover the truth of her heritage and her own identity, Majella sets out to explore Ginnys pastand discovers surprising truths about her family and ultimately, herself.

    ISBN 9780451239242 | 400 pages