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Back in print, the revised edition of a small-press classic by Meridel Le Sueur, the great activist-writer who died last year at the age of 97. The narrator of this story of Depression-era St. Paul comes to the city from her home on a small farm, falls in love with a young tough, watches him die in a foiled bank robbery, and survives in a commune of unemployed women to give birth to a girl child who embodies the hope of the future.
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The Girl explores the fate of a farm girl who moves to the "dark city" of St. Paul, Minnesota, where she struggles to survive the death of her lover, killed in a bank robbery, and to give birth to her daughter, her hope for a new generation.About the Author:
Meridel Le Sueur was born into a socialist family in 1900 and lived until 1996, spending most of her life in the Middle West. Her stunning and eloquent works include short stories, novels, popular histories, books for children, poetry, and memoir. Blacklisted during the McCarthy era in the 1950s, Le Sueur regained prominence during the rise of the feminist movement in the 1970s.
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Book Description West End Press/MEP Publications, 1982. Paperback. Condition: New. Reprint. Seller Inventory # DADAX0931122066
Book Description West End Press, 1982. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0931122066
Book Description West End Press, 1982. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110931122066