Rose City: A Memoir of Work


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Jean Harper's story of her employment in a greenhouse in Richmond, Indiana. As she works at the greenhouse, Harper also works to resolve issues in her personal life: her move from the Northeast to the Midwest, her divorce, her mother's Parkinson's disease, and the sometimes infelicitous reactions she and her partner endure as they settle in together. In her coworkers--people often disdained by outsiders as rednecks, hilljacks, or poor white trash--Harper discovers wisdom, a wellspring of strength, quite humor, and resilient ...

Rose City: A Memoir of Work 2005, Mid-List Press

ISBN-13: 9780922811656

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