Agnes Scofield, the heroine of Dew's lovely, low-key period piece, can join Mrs. Ramsay and Mrs. Bridge at the tea table of exquisitely etched literary matrons. A respectable Ohio widow with three grown children, Agnes is beginning to carve out an independent middle-aged life for herself (which includes a secret lover) when, in 1947, her children all suddenly return to town. They have full lives of their own, but take for granted that Mother will always put supper on the table and never step outside her role as self- ...

The Truth of the Matter 2006, Little Brown and Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780316890045

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The Truth of the Matter 2006, Back Bay Books

ISBN-13: 9780316013307

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The Truth of the Matter 2006, Thorndike Press, Waterville, ME

ISBN-13: 9780786283842

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