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9 edition of Rush Home Road found in the catalog.

Rush Home Road

a novel

by Lori Lansens

  • 31 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown, and Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ontario
    • Subjects:
    • Women, Black -- Fiction.,
    • Racially mixed children -- Fiction.,
    • Abandoned children -- Fiction.,
    • Blacks -- Ontario -- Fiction.,
    • Girls -- Fiction.,
    • Ontario -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLori Lansens.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9199.4.L36 R87 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination387 p. ;
      Number of Pages387
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3953135M
      ISBN 100316069027
      LC Control Number2001050194

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      Rush Limbaugh, America's Anchorman and Doctor of Democracy, is known as the pioneer of AM radio. Limbaugh revolutionized the media and political landscape with his unprecedented combination o f. Failures, frustrations, depressions, hopelessness, sorrows and obstacles are all part of life. Life is about embracing all the negatives and overcoming obstacles. Theme #2 Personal Connection Each and every person that has ever lived has had to face obstacles. When I first came.

      Both protagonists in the novels Rush Home Road and Kite Runner learn the meaning of past memories, and are drawn back home through memories, adoption, and thriving to complete a mission. Addy and Amir both come to realization that it’s the bad memories that always stick with one, but the good ones seem to slip through the cracks. Knopf Canada was the first publisher to buy this extraordinary debut novel, but just before the London Book Fair, Little, Brown US bought the rest of the world rights for a major six-figure sum (for Rush Home Road and the author's yet-to-be-written second novel), and rights have now been sold in numerous : Lori Lansens.


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Rush Home Road by Lori Lansens Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rush Home Road was a national best seller here in Canada, and was of particular interest to me, as I'm quite close (within 45 minutes) It was absolutely excellent. The story is about a black woman growing up in southern Ontario (end of /5. Rush Home Road was top of her list, so I ordered it on Amazon.

I thoroughly enjoyed the book. Journeying through the pages with Addy and Sharla was wonderful. I'd certainly recommend this book, and look forward to reading more books by the same author.

Read more. Helpful/5(). Rush Home Road was top of her list, so I ordered it on Amazon. I thoroughly enjoyed the book. Journeying through the pages with Addy and Sharla was wonderful.

I'd certainly recommend this book, and look forward to reading more books by the same author/5(). RUSH HOME ROAD Lori Lansens, Author.

Little, Brown $ (p) ISBN (she thinks of it as a command: "Rush home"), not. Buy a cheap copy of Rush Home Road book by Lori Lansens. Sharla Cody is only five, but has already lived a troubled life- only to find herself dumped on an elderly neighbor's doorstep when her mother takes off for the Free shipping over $/5(4).

With Addy’s health now failing rapidly, she and Sharla both find redemption and closure when they finally make it back to Rusholme (as in Rush Home Road). Brimming over with good intentions, but a relentlessly churning plot makes for an unconvincing : Lori Lansens.

Editions for Rush Home Road: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ). Rush Home Road is a compulsively readable book that leaves us feeling we know more about a time and a place – and about humankind – than when we opened the cover.

Reviewer: Maureen Garvie Publisher: Knopf Canada. Rush Home Road was top of her list, so I ordered it on Amazon. I thoroughly enjoyed the book. Journeying through the pages with Addy and Sharla was wonderful.

I'd certainly recommend this book, and look forward to reading more books by the same author/5(). Too Much Rush. Reviewed by Margaret Gunning "It stinks of piss in the room," reads the grabby, gritty opening sentence of Rush Home Road, one of the most hyped and anticipated first novels in recent memory.

A five-year-old girl is noticing that stink: Sharla Cody, a neglected, mixed-race ragamuffin of a girl, unwanted by her tough-talking trailer park mother Collette. Knopf Canada was the first publisher to buy this extraordinary debut novel, but just before the London Book Fair, Little, Brown US bought the rest of the world rights for a major six-figure sum (for Rush Home Road and the author's yet-to-be-written second novel), and rights have now been sold in numerous countries.

Book Club Discussion Guide Rush Home Road by Lori Lansens A lonely year-old woman takes in an abandoned girl in this heart-wrenching tale of love and loss set in the black communities of southwestern Ontario.

Rush Home Road, a dramatic début novel by an adept storyteller, was compared to John Steinbeck and Alice Munro and is poised to File Size: KB.

Check out this great listen on Sharla Cody is only five, but has already lived a troubled life - only to find herself dumped on an elderly neighbor's doorstep when her mother takes off for the summer. Although Sharla is not the angelic child Addy Shadd had pictured when she agreed to.

Free download or read online Rush Home Road pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in January 1stand was written by Lori Lansens. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format. The main characters of this fiction, historical story are,/5.

Rush Home Road Book Summary and Study Guide. With Addy's health now ebbing, she and Sharla “rush home” seeking closure. When RUSH HOME ROAD focuses on the history of blacks in Canada it is quite a fabulous historical tale. However, when the subplot concentrates on the plight of Addy and Sharla it feels like an overdone soap opera.

Sharla Cody is only five, but has already lived a troubled life &#; only to find herself dumped on an elderly neighbor's doorstep when her mother takes off for the summer.

Although Sharla is not the angelic child Addy Shadd had pictured when she agreed to look after her, the two soon forge /5(42). The book is set in the Detroit-Windsor-Chatham corrider of Southern Ontario (as are most of Ms. Lansens books) and tells the story of Sharla Cody and Mum-Addy.

Sharla is a five year old who has had a tough go of it already and Addy is a 70 year old who had a tough go of it all her life/5(31). Rush Home Road By: Lori Lansens How I felt about the novel Development and resolution of the conflicts I really enjoyed this book and I would recommend it to almost anyone.

I'm not one to read often but after I was done this novel I was amazed by how good it was. I really liked. Addy is forced to leave her beloved home as a teenager, the place will call to her for the rest of her life.

She thinks of it as a commandment: "Rush home, Addy Shadd. Thou shalt rush home." But the stories and memories of Addy's past have been buried deep in her seventy-year-old heart-memories that are by turns dark and poignant, erotic and.

Rush Home Road (Book): Lansens, Lori: Lori Lansens became one of Canada's most sought after writers more than a year before her internationally heralded first book,Rush Home Road, would see publication in April So immediately and passionately was her novel embraced that it was already front-page arts news back in April Knopf Canada was the.

Lori Lansens was born and raised in Chatham, Ontario. She has written several films including South of Wawa, Marine Life and Wolf Girl. She wrote her first novel, Rush Home Road, while pregnant with her first son (finishing just a week before he was born), and her second novel, while nursing a second child.

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