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Putting aside a lifetime of rivalry when they learn that their recently widowed father is planning to remarry a gold-digging woman, sisters Vera and Nadezhda find themselves outmaneuvered by their father's scheming fiancée, a situation that is compromised by a hurricane, family secrets, and their father's obsession with tractor history. 35,000 first printing.
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"A charming comedy of eros... A ride that, despite the bumps and curves in the road, never feels anything less than jaunty."
—Los Angeles Times
"Lewycka is a writer with a fundamentally optimistic vision of the future and a healthy curiosity about the past."
"Charming, poignantly funny."
—The Washington Post Book World
Marina Lewycka was born of Ukrainian parents in a refugee camp in Kiel, Germany, at the end of the war and grew up in England. She teaches at Sheffield Hallam University and is the author of six books on aspects of elder care. She is married with a grown-up daughter.
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