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Silhouette of A Sparrow

Griffin, Molly Beth (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Silhouette of A Sparrow
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During the summer of 1926 in the lake resort town of Excelsior, Minnesota, sixteen-year-old Garnet, who dreams of indulging her passion for ornithology, is resigned to marrying a nice boy and settling into middle-class homemaking until she takes a liberating job in a hat shop and begins an intense, secret relationship with a daring and beautiful flapper.
Authors: Griffin, Molly Beth
Statement of Responsibility: Molly Beth Griffin
Title: Silhouette of a sparrow
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Milkweed Editions, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 189 p. ; 21 cm.
Summary: During the summer of 1926 in the lake resort town of Excelsior, Minnesota, sixteen-year-old Garnet, who dreams of indulging her passion for ornithology, is resigned to marrying a nice boy and settling into middle-class homemaking until she takes a liberating job in a hat shop and begins an intense, secret relationship with a daring and beautiful flapper.
Subject Headings: Excelsior (Minn.) History 20th century Fiction Ornithology Fiction Lesbians Fiction Self-actualization (Psychology) Fiction Feminism Fiction
Topical Term: Ornithology
Lesbians
Self-actualization (Psychology)
Feminism
LCCN: 2011036296
ISBN: 157131704X
9781571317049
1571317015
9781571317018
Branch Call Number: FIC G
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Really refreshing historical fiction with a modern feel - our protagonist is a feminist and environmentalist. A really sweet romance + coming of age story. Recommended for 1920s fans.

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