[[ Reading ]] ➾ Red Weather Author Janet McAdams – Varanus.us

Red Weather And How It Had Happened She Wasn T Sure, Except That She Knew She Had Leaned Toward Him, Turned Her Face Up Toward His And He Had Stopped, Keys In Hand, From Unlocking The Car Door He Had Looked At Her For A Long Moment, But She Had Kissed Him Of That She Was Sure It S Up To You, He Said When They Broke Apart You Must Know I Want You To Come Up They Kissed Again And Then They Leaned Together His Hair Smelled Like Wood Stay Or Go, He Said Stay, She Said In A Small Voice In His Left Ear.Against The Backdrop Of Central American Politics, This Suspenseful First Novel From Award Winning Poet Janet McAdams Explores The Journey From Loss To Possibility, From The Secrets Of The Past To The Longings Of The Present.

[[ Reading ]] ➾ Red Weather  Author Janet McAdams – Varanus.us
  • Paperback
  • 190 pages
  • Red Weather
  • Janet McAdams
  • English
  • 12 January 2017
  • 0816520356

    10 thoughts on “[[ Reading ]] ➾ Red Weather Author Janet McAdams – Varanus.us


  1. says:

    Really excited to teach this book, because it covers so much interesting and overlooked history the forced sterilization of Native women, the American Indian Movement and political radicalism, U.S interference in Central American wars, racial passing, domestic violence, andAnd for all that dark difficult history, it s a great read, with a complicated, compelling protagonist and a cast of mysterious characters I admire Janet McAdams so much, for writing a story that hasn t already bee Really excited to teach this book, because it covers so much interesting and overlooked history the forced sterilization of Na...


  2. says:

    The 1980s were a time of revolution and counterrevolution in Central America Most Americans ignored these wars and their own country s part in them A few took positions on one side or the other fewer still learned very much about what was going on Janet McAdams went to see for herself.Her time teaching at the American School in El Salvador provided background for this novel, as did her research on the ...


  3. says:

    A fascinating premise a young woman of Creek descent travels to Central America to find out what happened to her parents who disappeared during the height of the AIM movement for political reasons The current backdrop of U.S foreign policy and war in C.A during the 1980s adds another suspenseful dimension as the protagonists befriends suspicious ex pats there The novel is worth reading but disappoint...


  4. says:

    Fascinating novel about a woman of Creek descent in Central America during the dirty wars of the 1980s.


  5. says:

    Janet McAdams suspenseful debut novel is a lyrical portrayal of a woman s search for herself in the guise of her search for long missing parents, who had fled imminent arrest for their involvement in a 1970s nonviolent Native American protest action that went wrong Her protagonist, Neva, has lived in the South all her life, passing as white in fear of what might happen to her if those around her realize she s part Creek Even her controlling, abusive husband never knew until the one person in Janet McAdams su...


  6. says:

    Covers just about everything that happened during the dirty wars of the 1980s in Central America, you name it, with an interesting angle around native American activism around the same time which was new to me Combined with the main character s self est...


  7. says:

    I liked this one very much The personal evolution external revolution themes were handled deftly, and the whole portrait of a place and the relationships taking place within and without it were strong and vivid.


  8. says:

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  9. says:

    Unreadable prose Was assigned this in a Contemporary Writers course and could not stomach it past page 30 Pretentious, navel gazing tripe.


  10. says:

    I m evangelizing this novel and urge all to read it I ve already sent it to the usual suspects all of whom have reported in with jubilant appreciation.

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