Variation West
Ardyth Kennelly
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Mar 21, 2019 - 14:10 PM By Ardyth Kennelly

Set mainly in Salt Lake City and other parts of Utah, Variation West covers than a century of western life and history But Ardyth Kennelly s sweeping final novel also covers the wider territory of the human heart how it motivates people to love, to work, to survive and to do violence to themselves or others.Thirteen year old Hindle Lee, her mother dead and her fatSet mainly in Salt Lake City and other parts of Utah, Variation West covers than a century of western life and history But Ardyth Kennelly s sweeping final novel also covers the wider territory of the human heart how it motivates people to love, to work, to survive and to do violence to themselves or others.Thirteen year old Hindle Lee, her mother dead and her father on the run after leading the Mormons 1857 massacre of a wagon train at Mountain Meadows, goes to work in a convalescent home and eventually takes on a career as an eclectic physician of women s ailments Her sister Lucitie travels to England and back and becomes part of a four generation hairdressing dynasty Through the humorous, strange, and tragic stories of Hindle s patients, and through the authentic speech, sense of place, and experience of historical events that Kennelly re creates for us, Salt Lake City of the nineteenth century comes alive.That past, made mythic through the mind of a little Australian girl, are handed down to Hindle s granddaughter Rosetta With a spirit hungry to know the world, Rosetta feels keenly the strangeness of time, the presence of the past in the here and now She and her cousin Lavonne, working as beauty operators and never separated for longs, must deal all their lives with the hard truths about men, women, and beauty, and with different kinds of fanaticism and violence All these elements are drawn together in a final reverberating event that only an artist could make meaningful.
  • Title: Variation West
  • Author: Ardyth Kennelly
  • ISBN: 9780990432005
  • Page: 415
  • Format: Paperback

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Peggy Mar 21, 2019 - 14:10 PM
My mother and grandmother shared their love of Ardyth Kennelly's books with me--I remember checking them out of the library when I was about 12. This newly-discovered novel is, as the publisher's description says, darker, with more adult themes than her earlier novels, but still vastly enjoyable (though I probably would not have been allowed to read it at age 12!) This is a fascinating family saga spanning the early days of Salt Lake City through two World Wars and the Viet Nam War, set against [...]
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Variation West By Ardyth Kennelly Set mainly in Salt Lake City and other parts of Utah, Variation West covers than a century of western life and history But Ardyth Kennelly s sweeping final novel also covers the wider territory of the human heart how it motivates people to love, to work, to survive and to do violence to themselves or others.Thirteen year old Hindle Lee, her mother dead and her fatSet mainly in Salt Lake City and other parts of Utah, Variation West covers than a century of western life and history But Ardyth Kennelly s sweeping final novel also covers the wider territory of the human heart how it motivates people to love, to work, to survive and to do violence to themselves or others.Thirteen year old Hindle Lee, her mother dead and her father on the run after leading the Mormons 1857 massacre of a wagon train at Mountain Meadows, goes to work in a convalescent home and eventually takes on a career as an eclectic physician of women s ailments Her sister Lucitie travels to England and back and becomes part of a four generation hairdressing dynasty Through the humorous, strange, and tragic stories of Hindle s patients, and through the authentic speech, sense of place, and experience of historical events that Kennelly re creates for us, Salt Lake City of the nineteenth century comes alive.That past, made mythic through the mind of a little Australian girl, are handed down to Hindle s granddaughter Rosetta With a spirit hungry to know the world, Rosetta feels keenly the strangeness of time, the presence of the past in the here and now She and her cousin Lavonne, working as beauty operators and never separated for longs, must deal all their lives with the hard truths about men, women, and beauty, and with different kinds of fanaticism and violence All these elements are drawn together in a final reverberating event that only an artist could make meaningful.

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