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Rebellion : a novel

Author: Molly Patterson
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A mid-twentieth-century widow struggles to manage her farm and raise her children while reflecting on the intertwined experiences of her farm wife mother, her missionary aunt, and a Chinese student whose lives were shaped by the Boxer Rebellion.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Molly Patterson
ISBN: 9780062574046 0062574043
OCLC Number: 995847091
Description: 548 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Molly Patterson.

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A mid-twentieth-century widow struggles to manage her farm and raise her children while reflecting on the intertwined experiences of her farm wife mother, her missionary aunt, and a Chinese student whose lives were shaped by the Boxer Rebellion.

When 84-year-old Hazel goes into a nursing home in 1999, her children arrive to close up her farmhouse in Edwardsville, Illinois, and find relics of a past they can't fully understand. Told in alternating chapters, the stories of Hazel, Addie, Louisa and Juanlan move from rural Illinois to the far reaches of China and span more than a century. Their secrets, adventures, and rebellions drive them forward as they fight against expectation and follow their passions.

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