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The Florist's Daughter
The Florist's Daughter
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About the Book

During the long farewell of her mother's dying, Patricia Hampl revisits her midwestern girlhood.Daughter of a debonair Czech father, whose floral work gave him entrée to St. Paul society, and a distrustful Irishwoman with an uncanny ability to tell a tale, Hampl remained, primarily and passionately, a daughter well into adulthood. She traces the arc of faithfulness and struggle that comes with that role--from the postwar years past the turbulent sixties. At the heart of The Florist's Daughter is the humble passion of people who struggled out of the Depression into a better chance, not only for themselves but for the common good.Widely recognized as one of our most masterly memoirists, Patricia Hampl has written an extraordinary memoir that is her most intimate, yet most universal, work to date.This transporting work will resonate with readers of Francine du Plessix Gray's Them: A Memoir of Parents and JeannetteWall's The Glass Castle.


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780156034036
  • Publisher: Mariner Books
  • Publisher Imprint: Mariner Books
  • Depth: 13
  • Height: 201 mm
  • No of Pages: 240
  • Series Title: English
  • Weight: 227 gr
  • ISBN-10: 0156034034
  • Publisher Date: 15 Jan 2009
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: Y
  • Spine Width: 15 mm
  • Width: 135 mm


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