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Harriet Scott Chessman's Ohio Angels is an intimate and a lyrical story about friendship and family struggles. Hallie, a painter who now lives in Brooklyn, returns to her family home in Ohio, where she unearths a secret about her parents. Her discovery sheds light on her mother's depression, which shadowed her own childhood, and helps her understand her own inability to have children. In her hometown, Hallie reconnects with a beloved childhood friend, Rose, who is now a writer and pregnant with her third child.

Chessman beautifully evokes the childhood memories of the two friends, illuminating their very different lives. As in Lydia Cassatt Reading the Morning Paper, Chessman's compassionate and perceptive gaze reveals an entire new world for us - one that is subtle, alive, and deeply honest.

    

Used availability for Harriet Scott Chessman's Ohio Angels

Hardback Editions

August 2002 : USA Hardback
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Title: Ohio Angels: A Novel
Author(s): Harriet Scott Chessman
ISBN: 1-58322-519-6 / 978-1-58322-519-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
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April 1999 : USA Hardback
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Title: Ohio Angels
Author(s): Harriet Scott Chessman
ISBN: 1-57962-020-5 / 978-1-57962-020-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Permanent Pr Pub Co
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Paperback Editions

May 1999 : USA Paperback
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Title: Ohio Angels
Author(s): Harriet Scott Chessman
ISBN: 1-57962-071-X / 978-1-57962-071-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Permanent Press
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Audio Editions

October 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Ohio Angels
Author(s): Harriet Scott Chessman
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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October 2010 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Ohio Angels
Author(s): Harriet Scott Chessman
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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October 2010 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Ohio Angels
Author(s): Harriet Scott Chessman
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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March 2004 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Ohio Angels (Travels with Bill Bryson)
Author(s): Harriet Scott Chessman
ISBN: 0-7927-3115-8 / 978-0-7927-3115-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: BBC Audiobooks
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March 2004 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Ohio Angels (Travels with Bill Bryson)
Author(s): Harriet Scott Chessman
ISBN: 0-7927-3116-6 / 978-0-7927-3116-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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Kindle Editions

May 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Ohio Angels: A Novel
Author(s): Harriet Scott Chessman
Publisher: The Permanent Press
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