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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hawley Public Library FIC WEI (Text) 38428000802115 Fiction Available -
Milford Library PB F WEI (Text) 30352101347184 New Book Checked Out 05/19/2021
Wayne County Public Library FIC WEI (Text) 31843000728317 Fiction Checked Out 06/04/2021

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  • ISBN: 9781501133480 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781501133497 (trade paperback : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781982145750
  • Physical Description: 466 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2019.

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Jo and Bethie Kaufman were born into a world full of promise. Growing up in 1950s Detroit, they live in a perfect "Dick and Jane" house, where their roles in the family are clearly defined. Jo is the tomboy, the bookish rebel with a passion to make the world more fair; Bethie is the pretty, feminine good girl, a would-be star who enjoys the power her beauty confers and dreams of a traditional life. But the truth ends up looking different from what the girls imagined. Jo and Bethie survive traumas and tragedies. As their lives unfold against the background of free love and Vietnam, Woodstock and women's lib, Bethie becomes an adventure-loving wild child who dives headlong into the counterculture and is up for anything (except settling down). Meanwhile, Jo becomes a proper young mother in Connecticut, a witness to the changing world instead of a participant. Neither woman inhabits the world she dreams of, nor has a life that feels authentic or brings her joy. Is it too late for the women to finally stake a claim on happily ever after?
Subject: Sisters > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
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