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Jack Riggs Ú 3 characters read & download Û eBook or Kindle ePUB Ú Jack Riggs read & download The Fireman's Wife A Novel It’s June 1970 As the low country of South Carolina burns in a seven month drought Cassie Johnson longs for escape both from her husband Peck the town’s newly promoted fire chief who seems interested in saving everyone else’s life than in living his own and from the low coun. I was surprised to like this book as much as I did because generally I don t like these kinds of books see my review of Haweswater by Sarah Hall But the book deeply resonated with me in a couple of ways This book conveyed an incredible sense of place Peck is born and bred in the South Carolina low country and he feels at home nowhere else He only goes on vacation with Cassie four times during their entire fifteen year marriage to her childhood home in the North Carolina mountains Cassie has always felt lost and uncomfortable in the dry hot low country and longs for the lush wetness of home I have felt exactly like Cassie in the dry heat and winters of Colorado But also like Cassie after I left Colorado I sometimes long for the dry air and crisp evenings as I endure the humidity of Louisiana This book made me think about all the places that I have lived and will live and how I will carry those places with me throughout our marriage journeyCassie and Peck get married after an unexpected pregnancy in the 1950s Cassie is rejected by her father a minister and gives up her dream of going to college by having the baby Cassie continues to feel unhappy and unfulfilled throughout their marriage because of her loss of self Peck is a fireman who is intensely focused on his work often to the detriment of his family life Because Riggs alternatively writes the novel from both Cassie and Peck s points of view as the reader I intimately identified with both of them while realizing they were flawed It made me think about the pushpull of the marriage relationship and the sacrifices we both make for each other in that relationship It also reminded me of the utmost importance of communication and compassion for each other Jack Riggs won the Georgia Author of the Year Award for his first novel When the Finch Rises and I have to admit I am intrigued to read it While I m not sure this was a literary masterpiece it was a good fairly easy read that will resonate with any Southerner as well as provide some food for thought Sir Halmanac and the Crimson Star review of Haweswater by Sarah Hall But the book deeply Souls in the Great Machine resonated with me in a couple of ways This book conveyed an incredible sense of place Peck is born and bred in the South Carolina low country and he feels at home nowhere else He only goes on vacation with Cassie four times during their entire fifteen year marriage to her childhood home in the North Carolina mountains Cassie has always felt lost and uncomfortable in the dry hot low country and longs for the lush wetness of home I have felt exactly like Cassie in the dry heat and winters of Colorado But also like Cassie after I left Colorado I sometimes long for the dry air and crisp evenings as I endure the humidity of Louisiana This book made me think about all the places that I have lived and will live and how I will carry those places with me throughout our marriage journeyCassie and Peck get married after an unexpected pregnancy in the 1950s Cassie is Judge Dredd Chronicles #19 rejected by her father a minister and gives up her dream of going to college by having the baby Cassie continues to feel unhappy and unfulfilled throughout their marriage because of her loss of self Peck is a fireman who is intensely focused on his work often to the detriment of his family life Because Riggs alternatively writes the novel from both Cassie and Peck s points of view as the THE WALLPAPER CHASE reader I intimately identified with both of them while SpongeBob Mix Match realizing they were flawed It made me think about the pushpull of the marriage Rules of the Knife Fight relationship and the sacrifices we both make for each other in that Know What I Saw? relationship It also The Goodbye Girl Vocal Selections reminded me of the utmost importance of communication and compassion for each other Jack Riggs won the Georgia Author of the Year Award for his first novel When the Finch Rises and I have to admit I am intrigued to Gunnin' For Love read it While I m not sure this was a literary masterpiece it was a good fairly easy MIA Hunter read that will Overlords of Atlantis and the Great Pyramid resonate with any Southerner as well as provide some food for thought

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    read & download The Fireman's Wife A Novel E–pub/E–book (The Fireman's Wife A Novel) This is a book about choices and regrets It's about not leaving things unsaid I didn't realize how much I was into this book until about 34 of the way through when the really dramatic thing happens I'm definitely not going to give it away here At that point I realized that I really had developed a connection to the characters to the point that I was almost in tears reading about their pain

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    E–pub/E–book (The Fireman's Wife A Novel) Jack Riggs Ú 3 characters read & download Û eBook or Kindle ePUB Ú Jack Riggs I was surprised to like this book as much as I did because generally I don’t like these kinds of books see my review of Haweswater by Sarah Hall But the book deeply resonated with me in a couple of ways This book conveyed an incredible sense of place Peck is born and bred in the South Carolina low country and he feels at home nowhere else He only goes on vacation with Cassie four times during their entire fif

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    E–pub/E–book (The Fireman's Wife A Novel) Set in the summer of 1970 this is a story that could easily be set in present day as the themes presented are universal and undeniably real Told in alternating perspectives of husband and wife it tells the story of a marriage ultimately threatening to fall apart after 15 years of struggle to keep it alive This novel was easy to read yet did indeed feel very realistic to me with nothing seemingly black white but taking

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    E–pub/E–book (The Fireman's Wife A Novel) I really enjoyed this book and really really enjoyed having Jack come to our book club meeting Hearing him talk about writing the book and his feelings for the characters was fascinatingThe sense of place Northern edge of th

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    E–pub/E–book (The Fireman's Wife A Novel) I had a very hard time getting into Riggs's work and found that while his characters were supposed to be both self interested and sympathetic they particualrly Cassie came across as selfish and flat Through out the setting of the scene I looked for a reason to like Cassie but just found myself wanting to be rid of herreturnThe last 100 pag

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    read & download Û eBook or Kindle ePUB Ú Jack Riggs Jack Riggs Ú 3 characters E–pub/E–book (The Fireman's Wife A Novel) I'm rarely interested in books where affairs are involved I know life doesn't come in neat little packages but adultery just doesn't fit into the literary places I like to escape I gave up trying to give this book a chance when the m

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  • Paperback
  • 352
  • The Fireman's Wife A Novel
  • Jack Riggs
  • English
  • 11 April 2020
  • 9780345480064