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The Four Winds
A Novel
By (author): Kristin Hannah
9781250178602 Hardcover, Dust jacket English General Trade FICTION / Women Feb 02, 2021 Print Run: 1500000
$37.99 CAD
Forthcoming 5.76 x 9.82 x 1.5 in | 730 gr 464 pages Includes four part-opening black-and-white photographs plus 4-color printed endpapers St. Martin's Press
The Four Winds, by #1 New York Times bestselling author Kristin Hannah, is an epic novel of love and heroism and hope, set against the backdrop of one of America's most defining eras--the Great Depression.

"If I close my eyes, I can still taste the dust..."

Texas, 1934. Millions are out of work and a drought has broken the Great Plains. Farmers are fighting to keep their land and their livelihoods. The crops are failing, the water is drying up, and dust threatens to bury them all.

In this uncertain and dangerous time, Elsa Martinelli—like so many of her neighbors—must make an agonizing choice: fight for the land she loves or go west, to California, in search of a better life. The Four Winds is an indelible portrait of America and the American Dream, as seen through the eyes of one indomitable woman who will discover the best in herself in the worst of times.

KRISTIN HANNAH is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty novels, including The Nightingale and The Great Alone. A former lawyer turned writer, she lives with her husband in the Pacific Northwest.

- starred review from Publishers Weekly
- starred review from Booklist
- #1 NYT bestselling author of The Nightingale which has sold over 146k copies in Canada and The Great Alone which has sold over 40k copies in Canada
- 1.5 million print run
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Raincoast Superlead: #1 NYT bestselling author of The Nightingale, which has sold over 134k copies in Canada, and The Great Alone, 36k sold in Canada; 1.5 million print run

Praise forThe Four Winds:

One of "27 of 2021's Most Anticipated Historical Fiction Novels That Will Sweep You Away"--Oprah Magazine

One of"The Most Anticipated Books of Winter 2021"-- Parade
One of the "Books Everyone Will Talk About in 2021" --PopSugar
One of"The 57 Most Anticipated Books Of 2021" --Elle
One of "The 21 Best Books of 2021 for Working Moms" --Working Mother
One of "The Most Anticipated Winter Books That Will Keep You Cozy All Season Long" --Stylecaster

One of the "Most Anticipated Books of 2021"--Frolic

"Hannah brings Dust Bowl migration to life in this riveting story of love, courage, and sacrifice...combines gritty realism with emotionally rich characters and lyrical prose that rings brightly and true from the first line"--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Outstanding.... [A] rich, rewarding read about family ties, perseverance, and women's friendships and fortitude."-- Booklist (starred review)

"Through one woman’s survival during the harsh and haunting Dust Bowl, master storyteller, Kristin Hannah, reminds us that the human heart and our Earth are as tough, yet as fragile, as a change in the wind. This mother’s soul, suffering the same drought as the land, attempts to cross deserts and beat starvation to save her children with a fierce inner strength called motherhood. A timely novel highlighting the worth and delicate nature of Nature itself." --Delia Owens, author of WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING

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