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Moving out : a Nebraska woman's life

Author: Polly Spence; Karl Spence Richardson
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2002.
Series: Women in the West.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Moving Out: A Nebraska Woman's Life is the autobiography of Polly Spence (1914-98) and an intimate portrait of small-town life in the mid-twentieth century. The descendant of Irish settlers, Polly spent her first fifteen years in Franklin, a village with conservative, puritan religious values in south-central Nebraska. Although Polly's relationship with her mother was tense, she loved and admired her newspaperman
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Spence, Polly, 1914-1998.
Moving out.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2002
(OCoLC)603778487
Online version:
Spence, Polly, 1914-1998.
Moving out.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2002
(OCoLC)606864747
Named Person: Polly Spence; Polly Spence; Polly Spence
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Polly Spence; Karl Spence Richardson
ISBN: 080329297X 9780803292970
OCLC Number: 49283947
Description: 225 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Women in the West.
Responsibility: Polly Spence ; edited and with an afterword by Karl Spence Richardson.
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Tells the life story of Polly Spence (1914-1998). This book focuses on a young girl's struggle to form an independent identity amidst the pressures of small town life, puritan religious values, and  Read more...

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"Nebraska housewife tells the story of her life with the lucidity of a Plains State Stendhal. The idea that the Midwest is a reserve of puritanical cornshuckers disguises a more complicated truth, Read more...

 
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