web site hit counter The Inheritance: A Novel - Ebooks PDF Online
Hot Best Seller

The Inheritance: A Novel

Availability: Ready to download

If you inherit something, do you also inherit responsibility for its history, even if you have no awareness of that history? After tracing the house she inherited from her grandmother to the selling of land stolen from the Utes, Denise must decide whether to stand up for her family or her convictions. The Inheritance explores how someone who benefitted directly from the re If you inherit something, do you also inherit responsibility for its history, even if you have no awareness of that history? After tracing the house she inherited from her grandmother to the selling of land stolen from the Utes, Denise must decide whether to stand up for her family or her convictions. The Inheritance explores how someone who benefitted directly from the removal of an American Indian tribe from their lands comes to understand how that happened and what one can do about it. Denise wrestles with guilt on hearing about the impact of land theft directly from a Ute elder. How much responsibility does she bear for what happened long before she was born? As a fourth-grade teacher charge with teaching state history, how much can she change the prescribed curriculum in order to teach history from Indigenous viewpoints? As she gradually weighs various responses, Denise comes to terms with who she is in relationship to those around her.


Compare

If you inherit something, do you also inherit responsibility for its history, even if you have no awareness of that history? After tracing the house she inherited from her grandmother to the selling of land stolen from the Utes, Denise must decide whether to stand up for her family or her convictions. The Inheritance explores how someone who benefitted directly from the re If you inherit something, do you also inherit responsibility for its history, even if you have no awareness of that history? After tracing the house she inherited from her grandmother to the selling of land stolen from the Utes, Denise must decide whether to stand up for her family or her convictions. The Inheritance explores how someone who benefitted directly from the removal of an American Indian tribe from their lands comes to understand how that happened and what one can do about it. Denise wrestles with guilt on hearing about the impact of land theft directly from a Ute elder. How much responsibility does she bear for what happened long before she was born? As a fourth-grade teacher charge with teaching state history, how much can she change the prescribed curriculum in order to teach history from Indigenous viewpoints? As she gradually weighs various responses, Denise comes to terms with who she is in relationship to those around her.

33 review for The Inheritance: A Novel

  1. 4 out of 5

    April

    Good story. Amazing message. Would be great for book clubs - lots to discuss.

  2. 5 out of 5

    Regina

    I read this for the Read Harder Challenge, Task #23 A self-published book.

  3. 5 out of 5

    Cole

  4. 5 out of 5

    Ross Dickinson

  5. 5 out of 5

    Judy Ripsch

  6. 4 out of 5

    Joelyn

  7. 5 out of 5

    Cheryl Harder

  8. 5 out of 5

    Sheela Lal

  9. 5 out of 5

    Susan

  10. 5 out of 5

    Melanie Izzo picciotti

  11. 4 out of 5

    Carol G Braswell

  12. 4 out of 5

    Janis Paquette

  13. 4 out of 5

    Lisa

  14. 4 out of 5

    Jeanie Rex

  15. 5 out of 5

    Annalee Ullom

  16. 5 out of 5

    Dana

  17. 5 out of 5

    Nadine

  18. 4 out of 5

    Kisha

  19. 5 out of 5

    Ellen

  20. 5 out of 5

    ken zeichner

  21. 4 out of 5

    Christine

  22. 5 out of 5

    Rebecca L Sladky

  23. 5 out of 5

    Anjali

  24. 5 out of 5

    Georgina Schneider

  25. 5 out of 5

    Vicky

  26. 5 out of 5

    Joanna Duggan

  27. 4 out of 5

    Eva

  28. 5 out of 5

    Amanda Mccaughey hollis

  29. 5 out of 5

    Gregory R Potter

  30. 4 out of 5

    Kimberly Genereux

  31. 5 out of 5

    Mackenzie

  32. 4 out of 5

    Deanna

  33. 5 out of 5

    Marcia Kelley

Add a review

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Loading...
We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies in accordance with our cookie policy.