Lord writes an honest and revealing memoir of what it was like to grow up in the shadow of her famous father, the pioneering realist Hamlin Garland, whose first collection of stories, "Main-Travelled Roads" (1891), shocked the nation in its unabashed portrait of harsh Midwestern farms.

A Summer to Be: A Memoir by the Daughter of Hamlin Garland 2010, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803232433

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