Barbara Kingsolver - Unsheltered is a Drama programme.
Barbara Kingsolver - Unsheltered
episode 7. The new novel from Barbara Kingsolver, bestselling author of THE POISONWOOD BIBLE, THE LACUNA and FLIGHT BEHAVIOUR, interweaves the past and the present to explore the human capacity for resilience and compassion in times of great upheaval. It is a portrait of life in precarious times - when characters discover that the past has failed to prepare them for the future. Alternating between two centuries, Kingsolver examines the personal and social shocks that ensue when people's assumptions about the world and their place in it are shaken to their foundations. 1874. Thatcher's progressive views on science antagonise his conservative headmaster. 2016. Differences of opinion about the presidential candidate cause tension in Willa's family. Abridged by Sian Preece Read by Patrick Kennedy and Laurel Lefkow Producer: Gaynor Macfarlane.
Running Time: 75 minutes (approx)
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