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The lost mother / Mary McGarry Morris.

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  • ISBN: 0143036459 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 274 pages ; 20cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penquin Books, 2005.

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Summary, etc.: Abandoned by his beautiful wife, Irene, Henry spends the summer in a tent on the edge of Black Pond with their two young children. Henry, a butcher, often must leave them alone as he travels the country in search of work. A prosperous neighbor begins to woo the children as companion for their strange housebound son. Henry must weigh an unusual proposition, the consequences of which may cost him everything.
Subject: Motherless families > Fiction.
Abandoned children > Fiction.
Depressions > Fiction.
Vermont > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.

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