Margreete's Harbor : a novel (Book, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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Margreete's Harbor : a novel

Author: Eleanor Lincoln Morse
Publisher: New York, NY : St. Martin's Press, an imprint of St. Martin's Publishing Group, 2021. ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Eleanor Morse's Margreete's Harbor begins with a fire: a fiercely-independent, thrice-widowed woman living on her own in a rambling house near the Maine coast forgets a hot pan on the stovetop, and nearly burns her place down. When Margreete Bright calls her daughter Liddie to confess, Liddie realizes that her mother can no longer live alone. She, her husband Harry, and their children Eva and Bernie move from a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Bildungsromans
Domestic fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Lincoln Morse
ISBN: 9781250271549 1250271541
OCLC Number: 1151099372
Description: 374 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Eleanor Morse.

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"Eleanor Morse's Margreete's Harbor begins with a fire: a fiercely-independent, thrice-widowed woman living on her own in a rambling house near the Maine coast forgets a hot pan on the stovetop, and nearly burns her place down. When Margreete Bright calls her daughter Liddie to confess, Liddie realizes that her mother can no longer live alone. She, her husband Harry, and their children Eva and Bernie move from a settled life in Michigan across the country to Margreete's isolated home, and begin a new life. Margreete's Harbor tells the story of ten years in the history of a family: a novel of small moments, intimate betrayals, arrivals and disappearances that coincide with America during the late 1950s through the turbulent 1960s. Liddie, a professional cellist, struggles to find space for her music in a marriage that increasingly confines her; Harry's critical approach to the growing war in Vietnam endangers his new position as a high school history teacher; Bernie and Eva begin to find their own identities as young adults; and Margreete slowly descends into a private world of memories, even as she comes to find a larger purpose in them." -- Provided by publisher.

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