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Her Mother S Daughter

Author : Marilyn French
ISBN : 9781480444904
Genre : Fiction
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Famed feminist Marilyn French’s life-affirming saga celebrates the love and sacrifices of four generations of Polish-American mothers and daughters. With Bella Dabrowski close to death, her daughter Anastasia, who has reinvented herself as Stacey Stevens, is trying to penetrate the longstanding barriers between them to understand the woman who gave her life. Through the eyes of Stacey, a divorced, feminist New York photographer, we get to know Bella, a remarkable woman, wife, and mother. The daughter of Polish immigrants, Bella, who renamed herself Belle, clawed her way out of poverty and settled into a middle-class existence. Shifting perspectives between the two women, the reader is drawn into Belle’s life through the lean years of the Depression as well as Stacey’s recollections of her youthful marriage, a lesbian affair, and her tempestuous relationship with her own daughter, Arden. From the groundbreaking author of The Women’s Room, Her Mother’s Daughter explores past and present to reveal the complex, indestructible bonds between daughters and mothers.

Our Father

Author : Marilyn French
ISBN : 9781480444911
Genre : Fiction
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The woman who changed the face of feminism with The Women’s Room brings us an unforgettable story of sisterhood, fatherhood, family, and love In a Massachusetts hospital, as distinguished presidential adviser Stephen Upton lies mortally ill, four women gather at his lavish mansion. Half sisters Elizabeth, Mary, Alex, and Ronnie have painful and poignant memories of their childhoods—and of their father. Born to different mothers, the sisters haven’t seen one another in years. As Upton hovers between life and death, his daughters begin to open up about the man they love and hate. They share their stories and discover the terrible secret that binds them all together . . . the secret they kept even as they fought for Upton’s approval and affection. As they struggle to make peace with their father—and with one another—the women finally begin to heal and forgive the sins of the past. Moving and eloquent, Our Father is a testament to the power of female bonding.

The Bleeding Heart

Author : Marilyn French
ISBN : 9781480444898
Genre : Fiction
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From the bestselling author of The Women’s Room comes a resonant novel about love and marriage Dolores Durer, a divorced English professor and the mother of two adult children, has sworn off love after a series of disastrous affairs. Electronics executive Victor Morrissey is in England to open a branch office. He has four children and is unhappily married. From the moment they meet—on a train—their connection is instant and passionate. The two Americans abroad embark on an affair that will have consequences in both their lives. Each carries baggage. Dolores is haunted by family tragedy; Victor is tormented by marital estrangement. Driven by an impending sense of urgency, knowing their time together is finite, they struggle to transform their pasts into a hopeful future.

The Women Of Marilyn French

Author : Marilyn French
ISBN : 9781504038904
Genre : Fiction
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Three powerful novels about family and the female experience from the multimillion-selling author of The Women’s Room. A collection of three works of fiction by a New York Times–bestselling author who “write[s] about the inner lives of women with insight and intimacy” (The New York Times Book Review). Her Mother’s Daughter: In this life-affirming saga that celebrates the love and sacrifices of four generations of Polish-American mothers and daughters, Stacey, a divorced feminist New York photographer, struggles to understand the experience of her mother, a child of Polish immigrants who clawed her way out of poverty and settled into a middle-class existence—while at the same time managing her tempestuous relationship with her own daughter, Arden. Our Father: As distinguished presidential adviser Stephen Upton lies mortally ill in a Massachusetts hospital, four women gather at his lavish mansion. Half sisters Elizabeth, Mary, Alex, and Ronnie have painful and poignant memories of their childhoods—and their dying father. They haven’t seen each other in years, but as they open up to each other about the man they both love and hate, they will discover the terrible secret that binds them all together. The Bleeding Heart: Dolores Durer, a divorced professor and mother of two adult children, has sworn off love after a series of disastrous affairs. Meanwhile, electronics executive Victor Morrissey is in England to open a branch office. He has four children and is unhappily married. When Victor and Dolores meet—on a train—their connection is instant and passionate. In this New York Times–bestselling novel about love and marriage, two Americans abroad embark on an affair that will have consequences in both their lives.

The Women S Room

Author : Marilyn French
ISBN : 9781451629170
Genre : Fiction
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“Mira was hiding in the ladies’ room. She called it that, even though someone had scratched out the word ladies’ in the sign on the door, and written women’s underneath…” So begins the famous feminist novel that follows the transformation of Mira Ward and her circle as the women’s movement begins to have an impact on their lives.

Encyclopedia Of The American Novel

Author : Abby H. P. Werlock
ISBN : 9781438140698
Genre : LITERARY CRITICISM
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Provides a comprehensive reference to the novel in American literature with over 900 entries containing critical analyses and synopses of individual novels, novelist biographies, essays on fiction genres, and more.

In The Name Of Friendship

Author : Marilyn French
ISBN : 9781558617285
Genre : Fiction
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Updates Marilyn French's classic "The Women's Room" to explore the realities of contemporary women.

Encyclopedia Of Women S History In America

Author : Kathryn Cullen-DuPont
ISBN : 9781438110332
Genre : Feminism
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A collection of biographical information about outstanding women in American history.

My Summer With George

Author : Marilyn French
ISBN : 9781480444935
Genre : Fiction
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An unapologetically romantic novel about a woman who finds love in middle age After four marriages and numerous affairs, famed author Hermione Beldame doesn’t expect real life to play out like her bestselling romance novels. So she’s stunned when she meets George Johnson at a party and the Louisville journalist sweeps her off her feet. The handsome, seductive younger man is the epitome of southern charm. Suddenly, Hermione, who never believed in happily-ever-after, is passionately, obsessively in love. During this game-changing summer, as she shuttles between Manhattan and the Hamptons, Hermione—born Elsa Schutz—looks back on her life and the choices that brought her to this crossroad. Consumed by an erotic longing she’s never felt before, she sets out on a quest to understand her past, her present, and her future, set in motion by this maddening, elusive, ultimately unknowable man.

A Season In Hell

Author : Marilyn French
ISBN : 9781480444928
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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An extraordinary memoir on facing death . . . and choosing life Where there’s a will . . . Given a death sentence after being diagnosed with cancer, Marilyn French fought back . . . and won. A Season in Hell is the story of her battle to survive against overwhelming odds. A smoker for almost half a century, French was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in the summer of 1992. She was given a year to live, but five years later, she was, incredibly, cancer free. In this inspiring account, French chronicles her journey, from her reaction to the devastating news, to the chemotherapy that almost killed her, to her miraculous return to life following a two-week coma. She shares her feelings on apathetic doctors, the vital importance of a support network of friends and family, and how her near-death experience forever altered her perspective and priorities.

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