Prodigal Summer

Buffy Davis reads Barbara Kingsolver's novel set in the southern Appalachian mountains.

The life of Deanna, a forest ranger, becomes entwined with those of a farmer's wife and two feuding neighbours, in a moving story that depicts human passions and eccentricities and the struggle to live alongside the natural world.

Abridged in ten parts by Jill Waters.

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Buffy Davis reads Barbara Kingsolver's novel set in the southern Appalachian mountains.

The life of Deanna, a forest ranger, becomes entwined with those of a farmer's wife and two feuding neighbours, in a moving story that depicts human passions and eccentricities and the struggle to live alongside the natural world.

Abridged in ten parts by Jill Waters.

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Lusa is struggling to make a living from her dead husband's farm and Deanna is trying to protect the coyote den from the man she has fallen in love with.

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Buffy Davis reads Barbara Kingsolver's novel set in the southern Appalachian mountains.

The life of Deanna, a forest ranger, becomes entwined with those of a farmer's wife and two feuding neighbours, in a moving story that depicts human passions and eccentricities and the struggle to live alongside the natural world.

Abridged in ten parts by Jill Waters

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