Historical fiction writer Jane Kirkpatrick picks up where the fact of the Estbys’ walk leaves off to explore Clara's continued journey. What motivated Clara to take such a risk in an era when many women struggled with the issues of rights and independence? And what personal revelations brought Clara to the end of her lonely road? The Daughter's Walk weaves personal history and fiction together to invite readers to consider their own journeys and family separations, to help determine what exile and forgiveness are truly about. Download the reading guide now Learn more about The Daughter's Walk
Award-winning author Jane Kirkpatrick is featured on Oregon's KTVZ News, highlighting how her latest historical novel, The Daughter's Walk, is the inspiration behind a community's walk to benefit a local charity. Click here to read more and watch the feature.
Critically acclaimed author, Jane Kirkpatrick, discusses The Daughter's Walk with award-winning writer, producer, actor and playwright Dmae Roberts on Stage and Studio. Click here to listen to her interview.
A mother's tragedy, a daughter's desire and the 7000 mile journey that changed their lives. Click here to download chapter one of The Daughter's Walk. In 1896, in order to save the family farm, Clara Estby reluctantly accompanies her mother on a cross-country journey that redefines a mother's tragedy and a daughter's desire. Over two decades, friends and faith help Clara move through a family betrayal and into a future of her own design. But will the tentacles of the past keep her from finding the real joy in forgiveness?