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A cure for dreams : a novel

Author: Kaye Gibbons
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1991.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Like her first two award-winning novels (Ellen Foster and A Virtuous Woman), A Cure for Dreams is set in the rural and small-town South and draws richly upon the author's ear for comic turns of phrase and her sure grasp of the humor, pathos, and dignity of supposedly "ordinary" people. The determination of the women of the story to assert themselves in confining, dependent situations makes for uplifting, enjoyable  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 90047864
(OCoLC)22421989
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kaye Gibbons
ISBN: 9781565126909 1565126904
OCLC Number: 643790434
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 170 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: Kaye Gibbons.
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Like her first two award-winning novels (Ellen Foster and A Virtuous Woman), A Cure for Dreams is set in the rural and small-town South and draws richly upon the author's ear for comic turns of phrase and her sure grasp of the humor, pathos, and dignity of supposedly "ordinary" people. The determination of the women of the story to assert themselves in confining, dependent situations makes for uplifting, enjoyable reading.

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