Year of Wonders Study Notes

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Year of Wonders
Geraldine Brooks

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Plot Summary................................................................................................................1 Apple Picking Season....................................................................................................4 Ring of Roses.................................................................................................................6 The Thunder of His Voice............................................................................................8 Rat-fall.........................................................................................................................10 . Sign of a Witch............................................................................................................11 Venom in the Blood.....................................................................................................13 Wide Green Prison......................................................................................................14 So Soon to be Dust .......................................................................................................16 The Poppies of Lethe ...................................................................................................18 Among Those That Go Down to the Pit....................................................................20 The Body of the Mine ..................................................................................................22 The Press of Their Ghosts..........................................................................................24 A Great Burning ..........................................................................................................26

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Deliverance..................................................................................................................28 Applie Picking Time ....................................................................................................29 Epilogue - The Waves, Like Ridges of Plow'd Land...
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