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Compass rose [electronic resource] : a novel / John Casey.

Casey, John, 1939- (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307594303 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0307594300 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (355 p.)
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2010.

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General Note: Maps on front and back inside covers.
Summary, etc.: Game warden Elsie Buttrick has just given birth to Dick's illegitimate daughter, Rose, and over the next 16 years the fiercely independent Elsie grapples with motherhood, aging, and love, and throws herself into a crusade to stop her land-grabbing brother-in-law from expanding his seaside resort. Meanwhile, Dick's wife, May, reconciles a public humiliation with an intense love for Rose. As Elsie's lust flares, May sinks deeper into her devotion to her children and Rose.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Fishers > Fiction > Rhode Island > Fishers > Fiction.
Rhode Island > Fiction.
Genre: Allegories.
Domestic fiction.
Electronic books.

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