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The Heart of a Thirsty Woman

3.5  ·  Rating details ·  34 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
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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Bonnie Findlay
Oct 06, 2007 rated it really liked it
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!
Linda Strader
Jun 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this light, easy to read story. Satisfying end.
Laura Mazzola
Feb 26, 2007 rated it it was ok
A fluff of a book, but passed the time.
Apr 22, 2012 rated it liked it
I liked her first book, slow dancing on dinosauer bones much better
Laura Camp
Jul 13, 2012 rated it it was ok
quite predictable but entertaining and well written, kind of just an easy read to pass the time :)
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