My Home Is Far Away

by Dawn Powell
My Home Is Far Away

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£13.99
In this family chronicle set in turn-of-the-century Ohio, and the most autobiographical of Powell's novels, young Marcia Willard's family struggles to keep up with the changing times and Marcia endures disillusionment and cruelty to forge a survivor s sense of independence. One of the very few examples of a book written for adults, with an adult command of the language, that maintains the vantage point of a hungry, serious child throughout.
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In this family chronicle set in turn-of-the-century Ohio, and the most autobiographical of Powell's novels, young Marcia Willard's family struggles to keep up with the changing times and Marcia endures disillusionment and cruelty to forge a survivor s sense of independence. One of the very few examples of a book written for adults, with an adult command of the language, that maintains the vantage point of a hungry, serious child throughout.

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