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The Grandmothers: A Family Portrait - North Coast Book (Paperback)
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The Grandmothers: A Family Portrait - North Coast Book (Paperback)

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Paperback 408 Pages / Published: 30/05/1996
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In this novel, the winner of Harper Prize 1927, the young Alwyn Tower leaves Wisconsin to travel in Europe, but finds himself haunted by a family of long-dead spirits - his grandparents and great-uncles and aunts, a generation whose young adulthood was shattered by the Civil War.

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299150242
Number of pages: 408
Weight: 408 g
Dimensions: 192 x 127 x 23 mm


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""The Grandmothers" is made out of thick, rich layers of human problems and personalities. To read "The Grandmothers" is to be washed by waves of cleansing pity."--Harry Salpeter, "New York World", 1927

"The Grandmothers" is made out of thick, rich layers of human problems and personalities. To read "The Grandmothers" is to be washed by waves of cleansing pity. Harry Salpeter, "New York World," 1927
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The Grandmothers is made out of thick, rich layers of human problems and personalities. To read The Grandmothers is to be washed by waves of cleansing pity. Harry Salpeter, New York World, 1927
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Distinguished by sensitive interpretation . . . an epic of the pioneer family. . . . It was the grandmothers who made America, and the grandfathers submitted to them their own and the nation s destiny. John Carter, New York Times Book Review, 1927
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"The Grandmothers is made out of thick, rich layers of human problems and personalities. To read The Grandmothers is to be washed by waves of cleansing pity."--Harry Salpeter, New York World, 1927

"Distinguished by sensitive interpretation . . . an epic of the pioneer family. . . . It was the grandmothers who made America, and the grandfathers submitted to them their own and the nation's destiny."--John Carter, New York Times Book Review, 1927

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