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  • #1 New York Times Bestseller
  • #1 USA Today Bestseller
  • #1 Indie Bestseller
  • #1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller
  • #1 Los Angeles Times Bestseller
  • #1 Publishers Weekly Bestseller
  • #1  Globe & Mail Bestseller
  • Today Show “Read With Jenna” Book Club Pick
  • Indie Next Selection
  • Amazon Spotlight Pick
  • #1 Library Reads Selection
  • Book of the Month Club Selection

“Through one woman’s survival during the harsh and haunting Dust Bowl, master storyteller, Kristin Hannah, reminds us that the human heart and our Earth are as tough, yet as fragile, as a change in the wind. This mother’s soul, suffering the same drought as the land, attempts to cross deserts and beat starvation to save her children with a fierce inner strength called motherhood. A timely novel highlighting the worth and delicate nature of Nature itself.”

–DELIA OWENS, AUTHOR OF WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING

“Powerful. Unforgettable. Triumphant.”

–PAULA McLAIN, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE PARIS WIFE

“This American epic delivers a message of hope and heroism. I loved every page.”

CHRISTINA BAKER KLINE, #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE EXILES

“Epic and transporting, a stirring story of hardship and love…Majestic and absorbing.”

USA TODAY

“Brutally beautiful.”

NEWSWEEK

“For devoted Hannah fans in search of a good cry.”

KIRKUS

“Through it all, it is easy to feel Hannah’s desire to honor those who lived and fought through this devastating time in history. The Four Winds is also an ode to the strength and ferocity of mothers, and a declaration that sometimes, love is the only thing that holds us together. Above all else, The Four Winds is merely a really good story, one that hits you in all the right places and will keep surprising you until the end.

AP

“Hannah brings Dust Bowl migration to life in this riveting story of love, courage, and sacrifice…combines gritty realism with emotionally rich characters and lyrical prose that rings brightly and true from the first line.”

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (STARRED REVIEW)

“Through Elsa’s eyes, readers travel through the Great Depression era and experience firsthand the difficulties faced in the Great Plains. Historical fiction readers will become immersed in this poignant story by Hannah (The NightingaleThe Great Alone) and will enjoy witnessing Elsa’s transformation from fragile, insecure girl to fearless, resilient woman.”

LIBRARY JOURNAL (STARRED REVIEW)

“Outstanding…(A) rich, rewarding read about family ties, perseverance, and women’s friendships and fortitude.”

BOOKLIST (STARRED REVIEW)

The Four Winds is a sweeping epic about an American struggling to keep her family afloat. It feels eerily timely as it highlights the ways women rally during a national crisis.”

–REAL SIMPLE MAGAZINE

“Fans of The Nightingale won’t be disappointed with the author’s newest work, and they’ll warn you—if you don’t know already—to keep the tissues handy.”

KMUW (WICHITA LOCAL NPR)

“A spectacular tour de force of survival that shines a spotlight on the indispensable but often overlooked role of Greatest Generation women.”

–People Magazine, Book of the Week

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Alaska, 1974. Untamed. Unpredictable. And for a family in crisis, the ultimate test of the human spirit.

Goodreads Best Historical Novel of 2018

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Goodreads Best Historical Novel of 2015

People’s Choice Favorite Fiction Winner

Amazon Best Book of the Year

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Kristin Hannah Reinvented Herself. She Thinks America Can Do the Same. - NEW YORK TIMES: In “The Four Winds,” the author of “The Nightingale” and “The Great Alone” takes readers back to another era of environmental disaster, economic collapse and fresh starts. Read the article on the ... Read more
Kristin Hannah Reveals the Cover and Excerpt of Her New Book, ‘The Four Winds’ - “The Four Winds is a reminder of the strength and durability of the human spirit,” the author tells PEOPLE. For more, and to read the excerpt, visit People.com.
Katherine Heigl to Star in Netflix’s 10-Episode Firefly Lane Adaptation - Katherine Heigl is headed to Netflix by way of Firefly Lane. The Grey’s Anatomy vet has signed on to star in and exec-produce Netflix’s 10-episode series adaptation of Kristin Hannah’s best-selling book, TVLine has learned exclusively. Firefly Lane centers ... Read more

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