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Grandmothers: A Family Portrait

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Glenway Wescott's poignant story of nineteenth-century Wisconsin was first published in 1927 as the winner of the prestigious Harper Prize. Like F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway, Wescott left the Midwest behind to live as a writer in 1920s Paris. In this novel, based on Wescott's own life and family, the young Alwyn Tower leaves Wisconsin to travel in Europe, but finds himself haunted by a family of long-dead spirits--his grandparents and great-uncles and aunts, a generation whose young adulthood was shattered by ...

Grandmothers: A Family Portrait 1996, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299150242

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Grandmothers: A Family Portrait 1996, University of Wisconsin Press

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The Grandmothers: A Family Portrait 1927, William Morrow & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780877957997

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