4 edition of Impatient with desire found in the catalog.
Impatient with desire
|LC Classifications||PS3552.U7728 I57 2009|
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|LC Control Number||2009030535|
Mar 01, · Book reviews. Impatient with Desire Gabrielle Burton Review by Barbara Clark. March Impatient With Desire, a fictional account of the travails of the very real Donner Party, is framed as a diary kept by Tamsen Donner. Donner was one of 87 actual pioneers who, against the advice of several who had gone before, formed a party of nine. Impatient definition, not patient; not accepting delay, opposition, pain, etc., with calm or patience. See more.
The clerk in my line had abandoned it to talk with her manager, and I watched as a man got in the other line, moved steadily forward, checked out, and left with his groceries, while I stood still. Impatient with Desire brings to stunning life a woman--and a love story--behind the myth. Historians have long known that Tamsen kept a journal, though it was never found. In Impatient with Desire, Burton imagines this lost journal--and paints a picture of a remarkable heroine in an extraordinary situation.
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Dec 03, · "Impatient with Desire" is a touching book, one filled with pathos and despair, love of family, of children and married couples. It is also a story of loss, the members of the Donner Party watching their children die, watching friends, watching one another/5(35).
"Impatient with Desire" is a touching book, one filled with pathos and despair, love of family, of children and married couples. It is also a Impatient with desire book of loss, the members of the Donner Party watching their children die, watching friends, watching one another/5(34).
Impatient with Desire is the fictionalized story of the very real and tragic Donner Party travels to reach California in and Written from the viewpoint of Thanks again to Tara, my friend who makes sure I never run out of good things to read/5. Impatient with desire book Apr 16, · ''Impatient With Desire" is definitely not a quick read, though it is not a long book, nor is Gabrielle Burton's style dense or difficult.
It's the subject matter that slows the reader down. The. Impatient with Desire begins with the following sentence: “Imagine all the roads a woman and a man walk until the reach the road they’ll walk together.” What multiple levels of meanings does this sentence have within the context of the novel.
Why is the metaphor of a road an especially evocative first impression for Impatient with Desire. Impatient with Desire is a passionate, heart-wrenching story of courage, hope, and love in hardship, all told at a breathless pace.
Intimate in tone and epic in scope, Impatient with Desire is absolutely hypnotic. About the Author. Impatient with Desire brings to stunning life a woman—and a love story—behind the myth. Historians have long known that Tamsen kept a journal, though it was never found.
In Impatient with Desire, Burton imagines this lost journal—and paints a picture of a remarkable heroine in an extraordinary situation.4/5(62).
Apr 11, · My whole heart was big with hope and impatient with desire. When anyone ever went anyplace, I always wondered: What will they see. What is there that is not here. What waits for them that I am missing.
I cannot bear it if no one knows what has gone on here. What I have seen. Jan 01, · June 17, • Gabrielle Burton's near lifelong obsession with Tamsen Donner — the wife of the leader of the fatal expedition — has produced a haunting novel, Impatient with Desire, and a Author: Gabrielle Burton.
Apr 09, · I have always loved that line because aren't all our hearts big with hope and impatient with desire for one thing or another. In the book's context, it first just means youthful eagerness with the emphasis on desire, but later on in unforeseen unexpected circumstances, it takes on a darker meaning with the emphasis on impatience.
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Define impatient. impatient synonyms, impatient pronunciation, impatient translation, English dictionary definition of impatient. adj. Unable to wait patiently or tolerate delay; restless. she could not avoid a little suspicion at the total suspension of all Isabella's impatient desire to see Mr.
View in context. Impatient with Desire is a passionate, heart-wrenching story of courage, hope, and love in hardship, all told at a breathless pace. Intimate in tone and epic in scope, Impatient with Desire is absolutely hypnotic.
I've been trying to remember if I've ever been to Donner Pass. Impatient with Desire Gabrielle Burton, Author. Hyperion/Voice $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. Heartbreak Hotel; Buy this book The story of the. Mar 01, · Impatient with Desire By Gabrielle Burton Hyperion March 9, pp Here's the blurb from the publisher: A great adventure.
A haunting tragedy. An enduring love. In the spring ofTamsen Donner, her husband, George, their five daughters, and eighty other pioneers headed to California on the California-Oregon Trail in eager anticipation of new lives. Mar 07, · Now, with “Impatient With Desire,” Burton has taken her obsession all the way: She inhabits Tamsen Donner, crawling inside her skin, then into the dark, fetid hole in the woods with her Author: Erika Schickel.
Impatient with Desire brings us answers to the unanswerable question: What really happened in the four months the Donners were trapped in the Sierra Nevadas And it brings to stunning life a woman--and a love story--behind the myth. Mar 12, · “Impatient With Desire” finally rescues Tamsen Donner from ignominy, bringing her back to us a robust and very alive woman.
Schickel is the author of “You’re Not the Boss of Me Author: Erika Schickel. Impatient with Desire" started out with great promise and my rapt interest, but by about halfway through I was ready for an escape hatch. The "flashback" tactic used throughout this book became tiresome, particularly in the middle, where these sequences became too frequent and disjointed/5(71).
Impatient with Desire is a passionate, heart-wrenching story of courage, hope, and love in hardship, all told at a breathless pace.
Intimate in tone and epic in scope, Impatient with Desire is absolutely hypnotic. This was an amazing book and a fantastic piece of historical fiction that should be read by everyone. Impatient with Desire is a masterful piece of work that captures the pioneer spirit and brings to light the sacrifice, commitment and disappointments each adventurer had to endure.
I look forward to reading more by this author!” —Good Reads.Get this from a library! Impatient with desire. [Gabrielle Burton] -- A novel based on the tragic experiences of the Donner Party--snowbound for months in the Sierra Nevada Mountains and forced to resort to cannibalism--is narrated through the imagined journal entries.IMPATIENT WITH DESIRE.
by Gabrielle Burton. BUY NOW FROM but the fiercely loyal marital and maternal love at the book’s heart might have tugged the heartstrings more if the author had been able to resist sentimental anachronistic flourishes.
For example, Tamsen, a proto-feminist who has the minister leave “obey” out of her wedding Author: Gabrielle Burton.