The Uneven Road (First Light, #2)

The Uneven Road (First Light, #2)

The Uneven Road First Light The remote peninsula of Innisfree on Chappaquiddick Island carries the weight of dreams and loss and salvation for Josiah Monroe whose life has been molded by its wildness and isolation When his pare

  • Title: The Uneven Road (First Light, #2)
  • Author: Linda Cardillo
  • ISBN: 9781942209232
  • Page: 343
  • Format: Paperback
  • The remote peninsula of Innisfree on Chappaquiddick Island carries the weight of dreams and loss and salvation for Josiah Monroe, whose life has been molded by its wildness and isolation When his parents make the painful decision to sell Innisfree the symbol of his Wampanoag heritage and identity Josiah abandons the island, seeking solace in a wider, dangerous world.The remote peninsula of Innisfree on Chappaquiddick Island carries the weight of dreams and loss and salvation for Josiah Monroe, whose life has been molded by its wildness and isolation When his parents make the painful decision to sell Innisfree the symbol of his Wampanoag heritage and identity Josiah abandons the island, seeking solace in a wider, dangerous world The Vietnam War, the upheaval of the Sixties and the rejection of his roots lead him on a perilous journey that takes him far from Chappaquiddick both physically and emotionally The loss of Innisfree catapults the entire family into a spiral of disconnection His family struggles not only with Josiah s disappearance and silence but also with his sister s debilitating polio, as the new owner of Innisfree becomes a force driving them apart Ultimately, it is the power and magic of Innisfree itself that calls the family back to one another.

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    Ringing with the changes from the deceptively placid 1950s to the turbulent 1960s, from the picturesque New England island of Martha’s Vineyard to the bloody jungles of Viet Nam, The Uneven Road is a sophisticated coming-of-age novel that intersects with historical events of this period.The second book of Linda Cardillo’s award-winning series, First Light, is written with verve and intelligence. Cardillo carefully constructs The Uneven Road with rich characterizations, diverging and interlo [...]

    I received this book in exchange for an honest review. The family story basically revolves around the teenage son trying to find himself; he feels he doesn't belong because his father is Indian, and his mother is not. He leaves home without warning, stays with his uncle whom he has never met, then joins the Army as a medic in Viet Nam. His younger sister has contracted polio, and is devastated when he leaves. His mother has been estranged from her family since one of her sisters tried to take hi [...]

    I received this book in exchange for a review.I read the first in the series "The Boat House Cafe" which was a wonderful read about a family searching for their place in the world.The second "The Uneven Road" was even better. It focuses on the son, who like most of our sons, wants to find his own way in the world. He is torn between two worlds. His family and their secluded life on Chappy or the mainland filled with possibilities. The mother struggles with her choices and I have to say, I'm not [...]

    I received this book in a giveaway. It is a continuation of First Light and the story was enjoyable and a pleasant read.

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