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The Weedkiller's Daughter

(1970)
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As compelling as it is turbulent, The Weedkiller's Daughter captures a family at the center of the rapidly changing society of midcentury Detroit. Fifteen-year-old Susie greets this new era with a sense of curiosity, while her father rages against it, approaching anything and everything foreign, unconventional, or unfortunate as he does the weeds he perpetually removes from his garden. As Susie seeks escape from her parents' increasingly restrictive world of order and monotony, she ventures deeper and deeper into a dangerously new territory. The Weedkillers Daughter is a gripping psychological exploration of a generation on the brink of indelible - and irreversible - transformation.

    

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Hardback Editions

January 1970 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Weedkiller's Daughter
Author(s): Harriette Simpson Arnow
ISBN: 0-394-45133-3 / 978-0-394-45133-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
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Paperback Editions

October 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Weedkiller's Daughter
Author(s): Arnow Harriette Louisa Simpson 1908-1986
ISBN: 1-60917-334-1 / 978-1-60917-334-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Not Avail
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June 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Weedkiller's Daughter
Author(s): Harriette Simpson Arnow
ISBN: 1-61186-057-1 / 978-1-61186-057-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Michigan State University Press
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Kindle Editions

July 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Weedkiller's Daughter
Author(s): Harriette Simpson Arnow
Publisher: Michigan State University Press
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