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The Maid's Version : a novel

Autor: Daniel Woodrell
Editora: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2013.
Edição/Formato   Imprimir livro : Ficção : Inglês : First editionVer todas as edições e formatos
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"Alma DeGeer Dunahew, the mother of three young boys, works as the maid for a prominent citizen and his family in West Table, Missouri. Her husband is mostly absent, and, in 1929, her scandalous, beloved younger sister is one of the 42 killed in an explosion at the local dance hall. Who is to blame? Mobsters from St. Louis? The embittered local gypsies? The preacher who railed against the loose morals of the  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Historical fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Psychological fiction
Tipo de Material: Ficção
Tipo de Documento Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Daniel Woodrell
ISBN: 9780316205856 0316205850
Número OCLC: 827082609
Prêmios: Winner of Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize for Fiction 2014 (UK)
Short-listed for LA Times Book Prize for Fiction 2014 (UK)
Descrição: 164 pages ; 22 cm
Responsabilidade: Daniel Woodrell.

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By the acclaimed author of Winter's Bone, the dark, glittering story of two families divided by class and linked by a mysterious tragedy.  Ler mais...

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Short chapters reveal only the most telling and scarce details of Woodrell's lineup of characters, lending the story a spare, bitter charm . . . No craftsman toiling away in a workshop ever fashioned Ler mais...

 
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