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Rima in the Weeds: A Novel

McNamer, Deirdre

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ISBN 10: 0060165235 / ISBN 13: 9780060165239
Published by Harpercollins, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1991
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RARE Advance Reading Copy-Uncorrected Proof-Not For Sale. 1st Edition-Stated. 1st Printing-Full # Line. New copy. Never read. Trade paperback format. Bottom left corner back cover has a small crease. COLLECTOR'S COPY. Bookseller Inventory # 001898

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Title: Rima in the Weeds: A Novel

Publisher: Harpercollins, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Edition: 1st Edition

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The arrival of a bitter and exhausted young woman and her baby in the small town of Madrid, Montana, sparks her struggle to deal with the harsh realities of the past, as well as with the colorful and complex inhabitants of the town

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Northern Montana in the 1960s is "man's country." While the building of underground missile silos has changed the economic and physical features of the area, it has done nothing to enhance customs or the status of women. This is the story of Dorrie Vane, who escapes to Chicago but returns two years later an unwed mother. Family relationships and former friendships no longer work for her, but then neither do new relationships. Dorrie struggles with the reality of her mother's mental illness, her father's radical political activities, and her own changed status, often relying on fantasy to maintain her mental well-being. McNamer captures in beautiful prose the harsh realities of Montana life, making her debut as a novelist with this touching analysis of the modern Western woman.
- Thomas Kilpatrick, Southern Illinois Univ. at Carbondale Lib.
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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