STONES FROM THE RIVER, for which author Ursula Hegi received a PEN Faulkner award nomination, is the story of an unusual child who. STONES FROM THE RIVER By Ursula Hegi. pp. New York: Poseidon Press. $ Text: A JEWISH man from Brooklyn married a German woman from. Stones from the River is the novel by Ursula Hegi, and was chosen as an Eagles selection in February It is about a woman named Trudi Montag who Pages: pp.
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The protagonist is Trudi Montag, the Zwerg dwarf who becomes the town's librarian; she and most of the other characters figured in the earlier stones from the river.
A perennial outsider because of her deformity, Trudi exploits her gift for eliciting peoples' secrets--and often maliciously reveals them in suspenseful gossip.
It is in a word, remarkable. This moving, elegiac novel commands our compassion and respect for the wisdom and courage stones from the river be found in unlikely places, in unlikely times. Must redeem within 90 days.
How do the other characters respond to Trudi's "otherness"? What compels Trudi to unearth people's secrets? It is about a woman named Trudi Montag who has dwarfism.
The book chronicles her life in a village in Germany in the years before, during and after World War II. They call her a zwerg, dwarf.
Friends betray her, attack her, misuse her. The town shuns her, pities her. Can she find happiness, she wonders constantly?
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Can she get married someday and have children? Can she love herself, or will she continue to hang from the molding in the living room, stretching her limbs in order to get taller?