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Under this unbroken sky

a novel

by Shandi Mitchell

  • 331 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Ukrainians,
  • Farm life,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Out of prison, Theo Mykolayenkos tirelessly clears his untamed land on the 1938 Canadian prairie and begins to heal himself; his wife, Maria; his children; and his sister, Anna; but soon Anna"s rogue husband, the scheming Stefan, returns, stirring up rancor that will end in tragedy.

    Edition Notes

    StatementShandi Mitchell
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9199.4.M584 U53 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination346 p. ;
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24755006M
    ISBN 100061774022
    ISBN 109780061774027
    LC Control Number2010275250
    OCLC/WorldCa310399349

    “Under This Unbroken Sky crushed and inspired me simultaneously, a novel I didn’t want to end. Shandi Mitchell’s prose strikes like a prairie thunder storm, every page building to an intensity that’s simply awing to behold. Brilliant and honest and brutal, this new voice feels as old and right as anything I’ve read in a %(42). Under This Unbroken Sky is a mesmerizing tale of love and greed, pride and desperation, that will resonate long after the last page is turned. Shandi Mitchell has woven an unbearably suspenseful story, written in a language of luminous beauty and clarity.

    Out of prison, Theo Mykolayenkos tirelessly clears his untamed land on the Canadian prairie and begins to heal himself and his family, but when his sister's rogue husband returns, he stirs up rancor that will end in tragedy. Under this unbroken sky: a novel. First edition. New York, NY: HarperCollins. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Mitchell, Shandi. Under This Unbroken Sky: A Novel. New York, NY: HarperCollins. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Mitchell, Shandi, Under This Unbroken Sky: A Novel.

    Under This Unbroken Sky A Novel (Book): Mitchell, Shandi: Out of prison, Theo Mykolayenkos tirelessly clears his untamed land on the Canadian prairie and begins to heal himself; his wife, Maria; his children; and his sister, Anna; but soon Anna's rogue husband, the scheming Stefan, returns, stirring up rancor that will end in tragedy.   BNBC's August First Look Book Club has been reading Shandi Mitchell's debut novel Under This Unbroken Sky. Set in rural Alberta, Canada, the novel examines one year in the life of a Ukranian immigrant family struggling to make a home for themselves, breaking the land to suit their will.


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Under This Unbroken Sky is the story of the families of Teodor, and his sister Anna, Ukrainian immigrants to the northern Canadian prairie. Set infarming life on the cold prairie was harsh and their very existence was a struggle to survive/5.

In Under This Unbroken Sky by Shandi Mitchell, the reader is treated to a beautifully written debut novel which describes a slice of life of the Ukrainian immigrants in the northern plains of Canada.

It is the spring ofand Theo Mykolayenko returns to his wife and children after serving two years in jail for stealing his own grain.5/5(5). Under This Unbroken Sky This was a most enjoyable book.

I loved the detail of the characters and the description of the land. The reader really gets the feel for the hard life that these people lived. There was an element of surprise as you went along which kept it from being predictable.

I would recommend this book. Arden A. (Homosassa, FL). Under This Unbroken Sky: A Novel - Kindle edition by Mitchell, Shandi. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Under This Unbroken Sky: A Novel/5(63).

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Under This Unbroken Sky: A Novel at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. Under This Unbroken Sky is a gripping tale well told. A brave, confident and uncompromising debut from a new voice surely destined for great things.

For me the first half of the book is all about character/5(39). This book was a very intense look at a little piece of Canadian history I was not familiar with. Ukrainian families were recruited to come and settle the plains of Canada in the 's during the Stalin era. Under This Unbroken Sky is the story of two of those families.

The writing is. Under This Unbroken Sky is a mesmerizing tale of love and greed, pride and desperation, that will resonate long after the last page is turned. Shandi Mitchell has woven an unbearably suspenseful story, written in a language of luminous beauty and clarity. Evocative and compelling, rich in imagination and atmosphere, Under This Unbroken Sky is a beautifully wrought debut from a gifted new novelist.

Spring After nearly two years in prison for the crime of stealing his own grain, Ukrainian immigrant Teodor Mykolayenko is a free man. While he was gone, his wife, Maria; their five children; and his sister, Anna, struggled to survive on the.

Evocative and compelling, rich in imagination and atmosphere, Under This Unbroken Sky is a beautifully wrought debut from a gifted new After nearly two years in prison for the crime of stealing his own grain, Ukrainian immigrant Teodor Mykolayenko is a free man.4/5(30).

Under this Unbroken Sky by Shandi Mitchell. Despite impressive control of the subject, this book sinks under the weight of the appellation 'epic', writes Catherine Taylor. PLAINSONG and THE GRAPES OF WRATH, UNDER THIS UNBROKEN SKY is as compelling as it is heart-wrenching.

The severe desolation of life on the Canadian prairie is so richly described by Shandi Mitchell’s lyrical writing. Life was indeed hard back then, but there’s a. The story of an immigrant family trying to build a life in an unforgiving new world, Under This Unbroken Sky is a mesmerizing and absorbing first novel of love and greed, pride and desperation.

Award-winning writer Shandi Mitchell based this evocative and compelling narrative of struggle and survival on the Canadian prairie on her own family history.

The story of an immigrant family trying to build a life in an unforgiving new world, Under This Unbroken Sky is a mesmerizing and absorbing first novel of love and greed, pride and desperation. Award-winning writer Shandi Mitchell based this evocative and compelling narrative of struggle and survival on the Canadian prairie on her own family Brand: HarperCollins Publishers.

Under This Unbroken Sky: A Novel by Shandi Mitchell. The story of an immigrant family trying to build a life in an unforgiving new world, Under This Unbroken Sky is a mesmerizing and absorbing first novel of love and greed, pride and desperation.

Redeem a Book Voucher My Gift Certificates Gift Vouchers & Bulk Purchases Order History My. Under This Unbroken Sky is a powerful, gripping and thrilling story of 2 immigrant families from the Ukraine. Mitchell has done a good job telling of their lives and hardhsips as they farm and try to make Canada their home.

Her writing style is so discriptive you can see the images in Brand: Shandi Mitchell. What is the meaning of the title Under This Unbroken Sky. What would you have called the book. Compare alternative titles.

How does the introductory page preceding the first section, "Spring", foreshadow the events that unfold. The novel begins with a description of a photograph. Discuss how photos can tell stories about our lives.

Under This Unbroken Sky by Shandi Mitchell is a novel set in Willow Creek Alberta in The story revolves around two Ukrainian immigrant families and the hardships they faced in settling and farming land on the Canadian prairies.

After being imprisoned for over two years for stealing grain, Teodor Mikolayenko arrives home. Unable to [ ]. So in a way, this book reminded me of LHOTP except that it takes place in late ’s and it’s SO MUCH DARKER. This was a fantastic read. I could not put it down. I needed to know what happened next.

Taking place in Alberta, Canada Under This Unbroken Sky tackles the concept of picking up where you left off. Get this from a library. Under this unbroken sky. [Shandi Mitchell] -- Set in on the Canadian Prairies, and tells the story of a farming family from the Ukraine who, having survived war and Stalin's labour camps, set out to make a living from an unrelenting land in.

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