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Daughter of Providence

Daughter of Providence

(2011)
A novel by

 
Summer, 1934: Anne Dodge was raised by her old-money, New England Protestant father in the small coastal town of Warwick, Rhode Island. She has always been told that her Portuguese mother abandoned them when Anne was a small child, and died without ever contacting them again. After her mother's death, Anne learns that she has a half-sister, Maria Cristina, who was raised among Portuguese immigrants--and when Maria Christina comes ugly truths begin to surface about what really happened between her parents, catalyzing events that end in loss and rediscovery.

Within the context of New Deal labor strikes and union busting, a hint of desperation pervades the town after five years of economic depression, and a dwindling white, pioneer-stock majority faces immigration that is inevitably changing the order of their world. Daughter of Providence is a beautifully written and moving debut novel by an important new voice in American fiction.

Genre: Historical
 
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Hardback Editions

August 2011 : USA Hardback
Title: Daughter of Providence: A Novel
Author(s): Julie Drew
ISBN: 1-59020-462-X / 978-1-59020-462-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: The Overlook Press
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Paperback Editions

June 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: Daughter of Providence
Author(s): Julie Drew
ISBN: 1-59020-815-3 / 978-1-59020-815-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: The Overlook Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

July 2011 : USA Audio CD
Title: Daughter of Providence
Author(s): Julie Drew
ISBN: 1-61120-247-7 / 978-1-61120-247-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2011 : USA MP3 CD
Title: Daughter of Providence
Author(s): Julie Drew
ISBN: 1-61120-366-X / 978-1-61120-366-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2011 : UK Audio edition
Title: Daughter of Providence
Author(s): Julie Drew
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

August 2011 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Daughter of Providence: A Novel
Author(s): Julie Drew
Publisher: The Overlook Press
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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