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The meaning of names : a novel

Author: Karen Gettert Shoemaker
Publisher: Pasadena, CA : Red Hen Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
"Set in 1918 in the farm country at the heart of America, The Meaning of Names is the story of an ordinary woman trying to raise a family during extraordinary times. Estranged from her parents because she married against their will, confronted with violence and prejudice against her people, and caught up in the midst of the worst plague the world has ever seen, Gerda Vogel, an American of German descent, must find  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Gettert Shoemaker
ISBN: 9781597099592 1597099597
OCLC Number: 1102230651
Description: 72 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Karen Gettert Shoemaker.


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