Dorris carefully uses a metaphorical braid to intertwine three very different stories, which beautifully portray love, life and perseverance.
There wasn't much of a conclusion to the book, or even a real conclusion to each person's story, but I'm not certain that there really needed to be.
Three generations of women, all struggling with the same need for acceptance and love in their lives culminates in a truly moving story of courage.
My wife specifically requested this book as a present. I know she enjoyed it because she would insist on sharing passage of it with me (not permitted during football season).Published 7 months ago by tango
This writer, Louise Erdrich's deceased husband, wrote a unique story of three generations, with resolution only towards the end, but still gripping all the way through.Published 8 months ago by Jane A. Matthews
One of the best books I have ever read. Too bad that the author died too soon and too young. I made my book club read this.....BOY the discussion in the room was electric!!Published 9 months ago by Cindy Standley
A Yellow Raft in Blue Water: A Novel
Great book on humanity. This book couldn't have done a better job of revealing the secret undertones of addictions through a traditional... Read more
Loved this story! Writer engages reader with woven story of family relationships and culture. The characters seem real-life, as they are described from the first-person point of... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Mary
A Yellow Raft in Blue Water is one of those books that has sat on my book shelf unread for a number of years. Read morePublished 12 months ago by My2Cents
Book arrived fast and in better condition than expected. My son has to read this for his summer assignment and got it in enough time to read and prepare for school! Read morePublished 13 months ago by T. Sweeting-Smith
Although I was forced to read this book, I actually found its narrative style, representing a same story in three different perspectives, quiet unique and interesting at the... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Vincent6