The Dollmaker

The Dollmaker

Book - 1985
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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.
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, 1985, c1954.
ISBN: 9780813115443
0813115442
Branch Call Number: ARNO
Characteristics: 549 p. ; 23 cm.

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