Doll Maker the

Arnow (Author)
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Description

The Dollmaker was originally published in 1954 to immediate success and critical acclaim. In unadorned and powerful prose, Harriette Arnow tells the unforgettable and heartbreaking story of the Nevels family and their quest to preserve their deep-rooted values amidst the turmoil of war and industrialization. When Gertie Nevels, a strong and self-reliant matriarch, follows her husband to Detroit from their countryside home in Kentucky, she learns she will have to fight desperately to keep her family together. A sprawling book full of vividly drawn characters and masterful scenes, The Dollmaker is a passionate tribute to a woman's love for her children and the land.

Product Details

Price
$38.99
Publisher
Scribner Book Company
Publish Date
April 04, 2016
Pages
677
Dimensions
5.2 X 8.0 X 1.9 inches | 1.25 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781439154434
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Reviews

"The depth and power and stature of this enormous book are rare indeed in modern fiction." -- The New York Times
"The Dollmaker has vividness and terrific reality. It is a book to make one think...a story of the strength of the human heart against bitter odds....Deeply sincere and moving." -- Chicago Tribune
"A masterwork...A superb book of unforgettable strength and glowing richness." -- The New York Times
"The Dollmaker's depiction of family life -- the entangled bonds between parents and children, brothers and sisters -- is unparalleled in modern fiction." -- The Georgia Review