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Divining women

Author: Kaye Gibbons
Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Maureen Ross, well past a safe childbearing age, is experiencing a difficult pregnancy. Her husband, Troop-cold and careless of her condition-is an emotional cripple who has battered her spirit throughout their marriage. As Maureen's time grows near, she becomes convinced she will die in childbirth. Into this loveless mňage arrives Mary Oliver, Troop's niece. The sheltered child of a well-to-do, freethinking  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Kaye Gibbons
ISBN: 0743536649 9780743536646
OCLC Number: 55907394
Notes: Unabridged.
Compact disc.
Performer(s): Read by the author.
Description: 5 sound discs (ca. 5 hr., 50 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Kaye Gibbons.
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Maureen Ross, well past a safe childbearing age, is experiencing a difficult pregnancy. Her husband, Troop-cold and careless of her condition-is an emotional cripple who has battered her spirit throughout their marriage. As Maureen's time grows near, she becomes convinced she will die in childbirth. Into this loveless mňage arrives Mary Oliver, Troop's niece. The sheltered child of a well-to-do, freethinking Washington family, Mary comes to help Maureen in the last weeks of her confinement. Horrified by Troop's bullying, she soon discovers that her true duty is to protect her aunt.

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