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ISBN: 9781416594994
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Published: Scribner - June 15th, 2010

Five generations of mothers and daughters emerge in a brilliant non-linear narrative of their eras. In 1914, starving herself to death for the suffragette cause in Wardsbury, England, Dorothy Trevor Townsend doesn't even notice her 13-year-old daughter watching. Each descendant of Dorothy takes her own path in richly peopled vignettes, as the world reflects tumultuous changes, all the way into the 21st century! This remarkable tale sports eloquent, unique language, so mastered by Kate Walbert!