Dollmaker (BOK)

Harriette Arnow

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'A terrifying lesson in US history - and a haunting tragedy'. Guardian Gertie is the young mother of five children - uneducated, determined, strong. Her only ambition is to own her own small farm in the Kentucky hills where she lives, to become self-sufficient and free. Whenever the struggle to live off the land eases, her inarticulate imagination takes its freedom and flies. Because Gertie is also an artist, a sculptor of wood and creator of beautiful handmade dolls. When the family is forced to move to industrial Detroit, with its pre-fab houses, appliances bought on credit and neighbours on every side, life turns into an incomprehensible, lonely nightmare. Gertie realises she must adapt to a life where land, family and creativity are replaced by just one thing: the constant need for money. "A masterwork...A superb book of unforgettable strength and glowing richness". (New York Times). WITH AN AFTERWORD BY JOYCE CAROL OATES.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2017 Forfatter Harriette Arnow
Forlag
VINTAGE
ISBN 9781784871871
Antall sider 624 Dimensjoner 13cm x 19,7cm x 3,9cm
Vekt 490 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Klassisk litteratur, Romaner, Skjønnlitteratur