Tumbleweeds: A Novel

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Grand Central Publishing, Jun 19, 2012 - Fiction - 780 pages
8 Reviews
Recently orphaned, eleven-year-old Cathy Benson feels she has been dropped into a cultural and intellectual wasteland when she is forced to move from her academically privileged life in California to the small town of Kersey in the Texas Panhandle where the sport of football reigns supreme. She is quickly taken under the unlikely wings of up-and-coming gridiron stars and classmates John Caldwell and Trey Don Hall, orphans like herself, with whom she forms a friendship and eventual love triangle that will determine the course of the rest of their lives. Taking the three friends through their growing up years until their high school graduations when several tragic events uproot and break them apart, the novel expands to follow their careers and futures until they reunite in Kersey at forty years of age. Told with all of Meacham's signature drama, unforgettable characters, and plot twists, readers will be turning the pages, desperate to learn how it all plays out.

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3.5 stars. I really enjoyed it but had a REALLY tough time believing John was Wills dad. Even after it was revealed I kept thinking "no no - the doctor might have been wrong about Trey being sterile ... Read full review

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When I started this book, I had high hopes. I found the middle of the book to be very predictable and then the last quarter of the book bordered on ridiculous. The storyline is just a mess. Save yourself some time and skip this one. Read full review

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