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Flora : a novel

Author: Gail Godwin
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Ten-year-old Helen and her summer guardian, Flora, are isolated together in Helen's decaying family house while her father is doing secret war work in Oak Ridge during the final months of World War II. Their relationship and its fallout, played against a backdrop of a lost America, will haunt Helen for the rest of her life.
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gail Godwin
ISBN: 9781620401200 1620401207 9781408840863 1408840863
OCLC Number: 811002758
Description: 278 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Gail Godwin.

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Award-winning, "New York Times" bestselling author Gail Godwin's penetrating and haunting narrative about intimacy and loss and remorse, set against a background of world-changing events.  Read more...

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If it reminds me of any other novel it's actually Atonement, but, dare I say it, Flora is a sharper, clearer portrait of a life lived remorsefully * <b><i>Observer</b> Read more...

 
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