Books The Personal History of Rachel DuPree by Ann Weisgarber Paperback, 321 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $15 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Personal History of Rachel DuPreeAuthorAnn Weisgarber Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Rachel DuPree, hired help at a Chicago boarding house, follows the man she loves to the South Dakota Badlands. Fourteen years later, in the summer of 1917, she questions the decisions that led her there. Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about The Personal History of Rachel DuPree New In Paperback Into Uncertainty: Israeli Identity, Intense Isolation, Memory Loss And More August 10, 2011 Novelist David Grossman returns with an Israeli mother's story, while Anne Weisgarber looks at African-American homesteaders. In memoir, Gail Caldwell recalls an indelible friendship, and Mira Bartok reconnects with her mother. Meanwhile, Hubert Dreyfus and Sean Kelly extol the power of wonder.