Green Grass, Running Water by Thomas King

Green Grass, Running Water

Thomas King

480 pages first pub 1993 (editions)

fiction fantasy magical realism adventurous funny reflective medium-paced

Description

Strong, Sassy women and hard-luck hardheaded men, all searching for the middle ground between Native American tradition and the modern world, perform an elaborate dance of approach and avoidance in this magical, rollicking tale by Cherokee author ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 919 reviews

Moods

funny 86%
reflective 66%
adventurous 50%
challenging 33%
lighthearted 32%
emotional 20%
mysterious 20%
hopeful 16%
informative 16%
inspiring 16%
relaxing 7%
dark 3%
sad 1%
tense 1%

Pace

medium 54%
slow 32%
fast 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 56% | A mix: 29% | Plot: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 11%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 2% | No: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 72% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.04

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