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The Forgetting Tree

Tatjana Soli

When Claire Nagy marries Forster Baumsarg, the only son of prominent California citrus ranchers, she knows she's consenting to a life of hard work, long days, and worry-fraught nights. But her love for Forster is so strong, she turns away from her literary education and embraces the life of the ranch, succumbing to its intoxicating rhythms and bounty until her love of the land becomes a part of her. Not even the tragic, senseless death of her son Joshua at kidnappers' hands, her alienation from her two daughters, or the dissolution of her once-devoted marriage can pull her from the ranch she's devoted her life to preserving. But despite having survived the most terrible of tragedies, Claire is about to face her greatest struggle: an illness that threatens not only to rip her from her land but take her very life. And she's chosen a caregiver, the inscrutable, Caribbean-born Minna, who may just be the darkest force of all. Haunting, tough, triumphant, and profound, The Forgetting Tree explores the intimate ties we have to one another, the deepest fears we keep to ourselves, and the calling of the land that ties every one of us together.

When Claire Nagy marries Forster Baumsarg, the only son of prominent California citrus ranchers, she knows she's consenting to a life of hard work, long days, and worry-fraught nights. But her love for Forster is so strong, she turns away from her literary education and embraces the life of the ranch, succumbing to its intoxicating rhythms and bounty until her love of the land becomes a part of her. Not even the tragic, senseless death of her son Joshua at kidnappers' hands, her alienation from her two daughters, or the dissolution of her once-devoted marriage can pull her from the ranch she's devoted her life to preserving. But despite having survived the most terrible of tragedies, Claire is about to face her greatest struggle: an illness that threatens not only to rip her from her land but take her very life. And she's chosen a caregiver, the inscrutable, Caribbean-born Minna, who may just be the darkest force of all. Haunting, tough, triumphant, and profound, The Forgetting Tree explores the intimate ties we have to one another, the deepest fears we keep to ourselves, and the calling of the land that ties every one of us together.
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When Claire Nagy marries Forster Baumsarg, the only son of prominent California citrus ranchers, she knows she's consenting to a life of hard work, long days, and worry-fraught nights. But her love for Forster is so strong, she turns away from her literary education and embraces the life of the ranch, succumbing to its intoxicating rhythms and bounty until her love of the land becomes a part of her. Not even the tragic, senseless death of her son Joshua at kidnappers' hands, her alienation from her two daughters, or the dissolution of her once-devoted marriage can pull her from the ranch she's devoted her life to preserving. But despite having survived the most terrible of tragedies, Claire is about to face her greatest struggle: an illness that threatens not only to rip her from her land but take her very life. And she's chosen a caregiver, the inscrutable, Caribbean-born Minna, who may just be the darkest force of all. Haunting, tough, triumphant, and profound, The Forgetting Tree explores the intimate ties we have to one another, the deepest fears we keep to ourselves, and the calling of the land that ties every one of us together.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Joyce Bean

Length:

12h 37m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

10:00


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

17:27


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

34:16


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

23:04


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

31:03


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

30:18


Part 2, Chapter 1
Part 2, Chapter 1

26:42


Part 2, Chapter 2
Part 2, Chapter 2

24:52


Part 2, Chapter 3
Part 2, Chapter 3

25:18


Part 2, Chapter 4
Part 2, Chapter 4

22:30


Part 2, Chapter 5
Part 2, Chapter 5

21:36


Part 2, Chapter 6
Part 2, Chapter 6

28:02


Part 2, Chapter 7
Part 2, Chapter 7

26:14


Part 2, Chapter 8
Part 2, Chapter 8

16:45


Part 2, Chapter 9
Part 2, Chapter 9

31:30


Part 2, Chapter 10
Part 2, Chapter 10

26:57


Part 2, Chapter 11
Part 2, Chapter 11

23:53


Part 2, Chapter 12
Part 2, Chapter 12

19:04


Part 2, Chapter 13
Part 2, Chapter 13

19:10


Part 2, Chapter 14
Part 2, Chapter 14

22:36


Part 2, Chapter 15
Part 2, Chapter 15

25:01


Part 2, Chapter 16
Part 2, Chapter 16

13:13


Part 2, Chapter 17
Part 2, Chapter 17

00:16


Part 2, Chapter 18
Part 2, Chapter 18

18:28


Part 3, Chapter 1
Part 3, Chapter 1

17:57


Part 3, Chapter 2
Part 3, Chapter 2

30:37


Part 3, Chapter 3
Part 3, Chapter 3

41:06


Part 3, Chapter 4
Part 3, Chapter 4

39:51


Part 3, Chapter 5
Part 3, Chapter 5

34:54


Part 4, Chapter 1
Part 4, Chapter 1

33:11


Part 4, Chapter 2
Part 4, Chapter 2

11:30


Part 4, Chapter 3
Part 4, Chapter 3

10:30