The Heart of a Thirsty Woman
by Lana Witt
The year is 1976. Josie Tolliver lives in Pick, Kentucky, but her heart yearns to flee the small town. She spends her days reading Shakespeare and Carlos Castaneda and longing for the rarefied beauty of an Arizona sunset. She dreams of pursuing her passions in the desert town of Sage, where she lived briefly as a child -- and where, just maybe, she might find her sister Ch...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published June 1st 2000 by Scribner Book Company
(first published June 14th 1999)
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At first I wasn't sure I'd like this book. IMO it was just a little slow at first, but very glad I stuck with it. This book reminded me just a little of Barbara Kingsolver's books-quirky main character and much of the setting is in Arizona. Ended up really liking this book!