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  • ISBN: 1597108316 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • Publisher: [Grand Haven, Mich.] : Brilliance Audio, 2006.

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General Note: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 6:06:50.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by the author.
Summary, etc.: Elizabeth Berg's new novel tells the story of radical love: a mother struck down by polio is raising her daughter with humor and powerful discipline, and the help of an amazing caretaker Peacie, teaching her to love life and enjoy freedom, despite life's reversals. Set in Tupelo, Mississippi, during the Freedom Summer of 1964, "We are all welcome here" centers around Paige Dunn, a woman whose beauty, intelligence, and free spirit are such that two men in town are pursuing her, despite her handicaps. Her daughter, Diana, longs to please her mother, and also to escape her, yet when the precarious independence of this household is threatened, Diana makes a radical move that changes everything. In this extraordinary novel about the resilience of the human spirit, Elizabeth Berg's skill as a novelist of the heart reaches new heights. Poignant and amusing, "We are all welcome here" is richly imbued with emotional truth.
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 87901 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Poliomyelitis > Patients > Fiction.
Civil rights movements > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Race relations > Fiction.
Tupelo (Miss.) > Fiction.
Caregivers > Fiction.
Girls > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.

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