Comparative: William Kent Krueger’s “This Tender Land” and “Ordinary Grace” – Part 3: From Innocence Springs Truth

Welcome back if you have read parts 1 and 2, and welcome if you have not!  I will include two short summaries[i] of the books below in the footnotes, if needed.  In this series, I am focusing on the intersection in both books of the following themes:  the history and treatment of Native American Indians,Continue reading “Comparative: William Kent Krueger’s “This Tender Land” and “Ordinary Grace” – Part 3: From Innocence Springs Truth”

Comparative: William Kent Krueger’s “This Tender Land” and “Ordinary Grace” – Part 2: Disabilities and Abilities

Welcome back if you have read part 1, and welcome if you have not!  I will include two short summaries[i] of the books below in the footnotes, if needed.  In this series, I am focusing on the intersection in both books of the following themes:  the history and treatment of Native American Indians, characters withContinue reading “Comparative: William Kent Krueger’s “This Tender Land” and “Ordinary Grace” – Part 2: Disabilities and Abilities”

Comparative: William Kent Krueger’s “This Tender Land” and “Ordinary Grace”- Part 1

The author, William Kent Krueger, is incredibly talented.  I am so happy to have discovered his books.  Based on a book list for summer 2020 and buzz about “This Tender Land” I read that book first.  Followed very quickly after (as soon as my request came through in hard copy from the library!) I readContinue reading “Comparative: William Kent Krueger’s “This Tender Land” and “Ordinary Grace”- Part 1”