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THE WINEMAKER'S DAUGHTER

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Debut novel by New York Times Pulitzer-winning correspondent Egan (Lasso the Wind, 1998, etc.) about a young woman's quest to uncover the cause of her brother's death.When young Angelo Cartolano moved to the Pacific Northwest just after WWII, he came up with the idea of importing grapes from his native Italy and eventually created the first (and, many believe, the best) winery in Washington State ... Read full review

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Review: The Winemaker's Daughter

User Review  - Kristi Thorne - Goodreads

Good attempt at a first novel for Egan, but characters are somewhat flat and plot is somewhat anticlimatic. Best aspects are not surprisingly Egan's best skills - description; drawing similarities between people of different backgrounds. Read full review

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User Review  - Susy - Goodreads

Although this book was released ten years ago, its subject matter includes issues still sadly all too present today - specificity drought & the wildfires which are even more deathly during a drought ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lauren - Goodreads

This story is wrapped up in the smell of the Yakima Valley where I grew up and the "Coast" as we called it. It is a wonderful story with sun and wine and longing and family. Worth reading. Read full review

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User Review  - Colleen - Goodreads

Complex story about the effect of a long drought on eastern Washington. Pits the apple farmers, wine growers, Native Americans, salmon, fishermen, and Seattle developers against each other for the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lynette - Goodreads

Meh. I really enjoyed being exposed to topics I know nothing about - winemaking, salmon fishing, the Pacific Northwest, Native American relations, firejumpers. I just never felt really comfortable ... Read full review

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User Review  - Pat - Goodreads

Disappointing novel by someone who writes such awesome nonfiction. Read full review

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User Review  - Laurel - Goodreads

Especially interesting for me, since I just visited the eastern Washington area near Dry Falls and Grand Coulee Dam area. This story added to my understanding and appreciation of this fascinating area ... Read full review

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User Review  - That Jolie Girl - Goodreads

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User Review  - Don - Goodreads

This may be Egan's only fiction effort. It's a good one, although not without a few flaws. It takes place near Wenatchee, WA. An Italian immigrant makes a go of it growing grapes and a fine wine from ... Read full review

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