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➥ [Epub] ➟ The Fig Orchard By Layla Fiske ➯ – Getup-party.de The unforgettable story of a woman splintered by war and cultural s desperately struggling to hold her family together THE FIG ORCHARD is a rich compelling epic of love heroism family and empowerment The unforgettable story of a woman splintered by war and cultural s desperately struggling to hold her family together THE FIG ORCHARD is a rich compelling epic of love heroism family and empowerment In an isolated tradition bound village high above the Jordan River balancing delicately amidst age old superstitions and religious orthodoxy Nisrina Huniah a fifteen year old girl.

Is torn between innocent imaginings and looming apprehensions as she marries a man she has never met only to fall in love on the night they are wed Her joy takes a heart wrenching turn when the encroaching World War fiercely shatters her reality propelling her on an unexpected journey where she develops friendships that ultimately alter her perception of herself and the world a.

orchard ebok The Fig mobile The Fig Orchard MOBIIs torn between innocent imaginings and looming apprehensions as she marries a man she has never met only to fall in love on the night they are wed Her joy takes a heart wrenching turn when the encroaching World War fiercely shatters her reality propelling her on an unexpected journey where she develops friendships that ultimately alter her perception of herself and the world a.

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ePUB getup party.de ☆ The Fig Orchard ePUB ¸ The Fig eBook ✓ Award winning author Layla Fiske was born in Detroit Michigan and grew up in Southern California The daughter and granddaughter of immigrants she was raised with the rich culture language and foods of the Middle East A graduate of San Diego State University she completed a career in the field of land use management while raising two children Now the grandmother of three she lives in San

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  1. Jennie Coull Jennie Coull says:

    ePUB getup party.de ☆ The Fig Orchard ePUB ¸ The Fig eBook ✓ orchard ebok, The Fig mobile, The Fig Orchard MOBII read this book a couple of weeks ago and I deliberately left it to review I wanted to give it a good amount of time to settle over my soul What I feel when I think of The Fig Orchard is sadness not because this was an overly sad book don’t get me wrong I did cry like a baby or a bad book no it makes me sad because no one is reading itWhat it's about The unforgettable story of a woman splintered by war and cultural s desperately struggling to hold her family together THE FIG ORCHARD is a rich compelling epic of love heroism f


  2. Cheryl Wedesweiler Cheryl Wedesweiler says:

    ePUB getup party.de ☆ The Fig Orchard ePUB ¸ The Fig eBook ✓ orchard ebok, The Fig mobile, The Fig Orchard MOBII won this book in a GOODREADSCOM giveaway on December 31 2013 The author mailed a copy to me and I received it on January 3 2013 The book was so interesting that I am glad that I started it immediately upon receiptThis story takes place in Palestine before World War I A young girl Nisrina is raised in a society that frowns upon the education of women She is raised by her coldhearted father but taken under the wing of her stepmother An arranged marriage brings about feelings of fear but she lucks out because her husband turns out to be sweet and thoughtful Some women found that their husbands whom they often did not met before the wedding were brutal Nisrina’s husband is kidnapped and forced to become a soldier for the Turks She is left to raise their three children as she prays for his returnThis story was great fun and it kept me captivated for hours The story is told with rich and beautiful detail The reader is transported to this time and can almost smell the


  3. Nicole Overmoyer Nicole Overmoyer says:

    ePUB getup party.de ☆ The Fig Orchard ePUB ¸ The Fig eBook ✓ orchard ebok, The Fig mobile, The Fig Orchard MOBILayla Fiske has painted a beautiful picture of a world I really never stopped to consider; the Holy Land in the years before during and after World War I She leaves the reader with no doubt that she knows the customs the dress the food and the climate of the time and the place Her characters are human in their failings and in their accomplishments No one is perfect and all pay self imposed penance for the crimes they believe themselves to have committedThere were times I wanted to shake Jabran and shout at him to stop being such a fool but then I realized his only foolishness was in being a good manThere were times I wanted to hug Nisrina and tell her that she hadn't done anything to deserve the pain she thinks she deserves but then I realized she had to do what she did or she couldn't be the woman she wanted to beThe book is a time and a place that m


  4. Grace Grace says:

    ePUB getup party.de ☆ The Fig Orchard ePUB ¸ The Fig eBook ✓ orchard ebok, The Fig mobile, The Fig Orchard MOBIThis book frustrated me to no end I kept saying Where is this lady's editor?? I kid you not one out of every ten sentences is a fragment I guess that's her writing style but it'


  5. Jeanie Rucker Jeanie Rucker says:

    ePUB getup party.de ☆ The Fig Orchard ePUB ¸ The Fig eBook ✓ orchard ebok, The Fig mobile, The Fig Orchard MOBILayla Fiske's historical fiction novel The Fig Orchard is an amazing and captivating read She describes life in t


  6. Joanne Schroeder Joanne Schroeder says:

    ePUB getup party.de ☆ The Fig Orchard ePUB ¸ The Fig eBook ✓ orchard ebok, The Fig mobile, The Fig Orchard MOBIOur book club just read the Fig Orchard and we all loved it What an amazing read I instantly connected to the main character Nisrina and as the story unfolded I felt both her pain and her passion It is sensuous and tender I loved the settings and am impressed with how detailed and realistic they were I truly felt transported The Fig Orchard ranks right up there with Khaled Hosseini's latest book which I'd just finished reading And the Mountains Echoed I love a book that I keep thinking about after I've finished it and this book did not disappoint Layla Fiske did an excellent job telling a story of love intrigue cruelty and compassion


  7. Kris Purtle Kris Purtle says:

    ePUB getup party.de ☆ The Fig Orchard ePUB ¸ The Fig eBook ✓ orchard ebok, The Fig mobile, The Fig Orchard MOBILet me start this review by saying that I am a voracious reader When I get into a book I devour it That said when my mom first read this book and raved about it I was still hesitant to read it I didn't think that it would be a story to my liking Still I purchased it on my Kindle to read before ou


  8. Jill Jill says:

    ePUB getup party.de ☆ The Fig Orchard ePUB ¸ The Fig eBook ✓ orchard ebok, The Fig mobile, The Fig Orchard MOBIThank you to the Goodreads First Reads giveaways program for putting The Fig Orchard into my hands It is such a gift for book lovers to “win” the opportunity to own read and review books before they are released to or realized by the wider public Layla Fiske’s historical novel is set in the Middle East during the early 20th century and follows Nisrina from the moment of her tumultuous birth into her marriage and child bearing years and then through the events that are set in motion by the first World War The story contains intense scenes of murder and war as well as uiet reflective chapters about cultural culinar


  9. Gordon Howard Gordon Howard says:

    ePUB getup party.de ☆ The Fig Orchard ePUB ¸ The Fig eBook ✓ orchard ebok, The Fig mobile, The Fig Orchard MOBIAn excellent first novel by author Layla Fiske The book has an interesting and somewhat overlooked historical setting the Arab Christian community of Palestine in the first part of the 20th century before World War II The Middle East front of World War I which pitted the Ottoman Turkish empire rulers of Palestine against Great Britain rulers of Egypt is not well known other than through the story of Lawrence of Arabia but plays an important part in this story However the book is primarily focused on the life of a Palestinian woman her family and those in the Palestinian Christian community with whom she interacts Her life spans a period during which traditional Palestinian Christian society changes as a result of the forces of modernity particularly in terms of the place of women within that societyThe story itself is filled with interesting plot tur


  10. Diane Schuller Diane Schuller says:

    ePUB getup party.de ☆ The Fig Orchard ePUB ¸ The Fig eBook ✓ orchard ebok, The Fig mobile, The Fig Orchard MOBIThis book had me right from the beginning It's one of those stories that had me thinking of it several times through the d


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