Miranda's VinesBook - 2004
From the acclaimed author of True Northcomes a moving novel about unexpected destinies and the timelessness of true friendship, set in Oregons scenic wine country.Hailed by reviewers from coast to coast, True North marked the exhilarating debut of Kim Kafkas writing career. Now Kafka takes us to another captivating corner of the world, as seen through the eyes of a remarkable young mother named Miranda Perry.Miranda has risen to the top of San Franciscos competitive culinary world, and investors are willing to help her launch her own restaurant. She is also a successful single parent, building an endearing relationship with her little boy, Ruben. But her life suddenly takes a different turn when she learns that her father has died, leaving the family vineyard to Miranda. Returning to Oregon, she leaves city life behind her. An adventuresome lifelong friend, Bridie, soon joins Miranda in Oregon after sustaining a debilitating injury. By returning to their roots, both women find unforeseen healing and hope, while helping each other through the challenges of accepting fate.Lyrical yet explicitly perceptive, Mirandas Vinesweaves an unforgettable portrait of survivalboth physical and emotionalwith the rich textures of vineyard life. This stirring combination is sure to take Kim Kafkas profile to new heights.
Publisher: New York : Dutton, 2004.
Branch Call Number: FIC/KAFKA
Characteristics: viii, 258 p. ; 22 cm.