"Livro em brochura com 328 paginas capa bom estado de conservação paginas sem anotações ,laterais e paginas levemente amarelada pelo tempo livro em inglês .Oprah Book Club® Selection, November 1996: The Book of Ruth is a virtuoso performance and thats precisely why it can be excruciating to read. Author Jane Hamilton leads us through the arid life of Ruth Grey, who extracts what small pleasures and graces she can from a tiny Illinois town and the broken people who inhabit it. Ruths prime tormentor is her mother May, whose husband died in World War II and took her future with him. More poor familial luck has given Ruth a brother who is a math prodigy; Matt sucks up any stray attention like a black hole. Ruth is left to survive on her own resources, which are meager. She struggles along"