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The home-maker

Author: Dorothy Canfield Fisher; Harcourt Brace & Company.; Quinn & Boden Company.
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, Brace and Co., Quinn & Boden Company) ©1924
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Novel describes the problems of a family in which husband and wife are oppressed and frustrated by the roles that they are expected to play. Evangeline Knapp is the ideal housekeeper, while her husband, Lester is a poet and a dreamer. Suddenly, through a nearly fatal accident, their roles are reversed; Lester is confined to home in a wheelchair and his wife must work to support the family. The changes that take  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958.
Home-maker.
New York, Harcourt, Brace and Co. [©1924]
(OCoLC)612484394
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Canfield Fisher; Harcourt Brace & Company.; Quinn & Boden Company.
OCLC Number: 1023708
Notes: "Copyright, 1924, by Harcourt, Brace and Company, Inc." "Copyright, 1924, by the Crowell Publishing Company, in the United States and Great Britain."--Title page verso.
Description: 320 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: by Dorothy Canfield.

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Novel describes the problems of a family in which husband and wife are oppressed and frustrated by the roles that they are expected to play. Evangeline Knapp is the ideal housekeeper, while her husband, Lester is a poet and a dreamer. Suddenly, through a nearly fatal accident, their roles are reversed; Lester is confined to home in a wheelchair and his wife must work to support the family. The changes that take place between husband and wife and between parents and children are handled in a contemporary manner.

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