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Mothers and Daughters

(1961)
A novel by

 
New York Times Bestseller: A "monumental" saga of four ordinary American women from the author of The Blackboard Jungle (The New York Times Book Review).

Amanda, a small-town minister's daughter with hopes for a musical career, and Gillian, a hot-tempered aspiring actress from the Bronx, met at college. A decade later, one is happily married to an ambitious lawyer while the other is entangled in a passionate but troubled affair with a young man who's spent five years in a navy prison.

The other women in Amanda and Gillian's lives mirror the choices they make and the secrets they share. Gillian's mother-in-law, Julia, is haunted by a wartime affair and its tragic consequences. Amanda's precocious teenage niece, Kate, belongs to a booming postwar generation that will radically change American society. Nevertheless, Kate knows that many of the challenges she faces as a young woman have been met and endured by her aunt and countless other women throughout history.

Taking readers on an emotional journey through mid-twentieth-century America, author Evan Hunter paints an indelible portrait of romance, friendship, and sisterhood. Mothers and Daughters is a wide-ranging and poignant masterpiece from one of America's most beloved storytellers.

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Hardback Editions

December 1976 : UK Hardback

Title: Mothers and Daughters
Author(s): Evan Hunter
ISBN: 0-09-452980-9 / 978-0-09-452980-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Constable
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Paperback Editions

1980 : UK Paperback
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Title: Mothers and daughters
Author(s): Evan Hunter
ISBN: 0-552-11445-6 / 978-0-552-11445-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi
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1977 : UK Paperback
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Title: Mothers and daughters
Author(s): Evan Hunter
ISBN: 0-552-10364-0 / 978-0-552-10364-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi
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September 1972 : UK Paperback

Title: Mothers and Daughters
Author(s): Evan Hunter
ISBN: 0-552-09047-6 / 978-0-552-09047-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi Books
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January 1900 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Mothers and Daughters
Author(s): Evan Hunter
ISBN: 0-451-06731-2 / 978-0-451-06731-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Signet
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January 1968 : UK Paperback
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Title: Mothers and Daughters
Author(s): Evan Hunter
ISBN: 0-552-07193-5 / 978-0-552-07193-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi Childrens
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Kindle Editions

June 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Mothers and Daughters: A Novel
Author(s): Evan Hunter
Publisher: Open Road Media
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