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Silhouette of A Sparrow

Griffin, Molly Beth (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Silhouette of A Sparrow
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During the summer of 1926 in the lake resort town of Excelsior, Minnesota, sixteen-year-old Garnet, who dreams of indulging her passion for ornithology, is resigned to marrying a nice boy and settling into middle-class homemaking until she takes a liberating job in a hat shop and begins an intense, secret relationship with a daring and beautiful flapper.
Authors: Griffin, Molly Beth
Title: Silhouette of a sparrow
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Milkweed Editions, 2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 189 p. ;,22 cm.
Summary: During the summer of 1926 in the lake resort town of Excelsior, Minnesota, sixteen-year-old Garnet, who dreams of indulging her passion for ornithology, is resigned to marrying a nice boy and settling into middle-class homemaking until she takes a liberating job in a hat shop and begins an intense, secret relationship with a daring and beautiful flapper.
ISBN: 9781571317018
1571317015
9781571317049
157131704X
Statement of Responsibility: Molly Beth Griffin
Subject Headings: Feminism Fiction. Self-actualization (Psychology) Fiction. Lesbians Fiction. Ornithology Fiction. Excelsior (Minn.) History 20th century Fiction.
Genre/Form: Young adult fiction.
Topical Term: Feminism
Self-actualization (Psychology)
Lesbians
Ornithology
LCCN: 2011036296
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Really refreshing historical fiction with a modern feel - our protagonist is a feminist and environmentalist. A really sweet romance + coming of age story. Recommended for 1920s fans.

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