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The Whitsun Daughters

(2020)
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"How quickly everything in the world disintegrates. Everything but the loneliness of young women."

So begins The Whitsun Daughters, a story of three girls in a small Midwestern town, narrated by the ghost of a young Irish immigrant who, over a century earlier, lived and loved on the same small patch of farmland the girls and their mothers now call home.
 
Award-winning author Carrie Mesrobian weaves the story of the girls’ day-to-day struggles with the fractured and harrowing memories of their unseen observer. The threads of the tales are familiar: An arranged marriage. An impulsive proposal bitterly refused. Secret affairs. And pregnancies, both welcome and not. Each young woman fights her own lonely battle in the generations-long war of those who would no longer settle for haunting the margins of a world that wants to ignore them.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Praise for this book

"Carrie Mesrobian explores female sexuality honestly and emotionally, not only from multiple characters' vantage points, but from different periods in history. A brave, beautiful book." - Stephanie Hemphill


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August 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Whitsun Daughters
Author(s): Carrie Mesrobian
ISBN: 0-7352-3195-8 / 978-0-7352-3195-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers
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August 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Whitsun Daughters
Author(s): Carrie Mesrobian
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August 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Whitsun Daughters
Author(s): Carrie Mesrobian
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August 2020 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Whitsun Daughters
Author(s): Carrie Mesrobian
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers
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