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The Resource A fireproof home for the bride : [a novel], Amy Scheibe

A fireproof home for the bride : [a novel], Amy Scheibe

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A fireproof home for the bride : [a novel]
Title
A fireproof home for the bride
Title remainder
[a novel]
Statement of responsibility
Amy Scheibe
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Emmeline Nelson and her sister Birdie grow up in the hard, cold rural Lutheran world of strict parents, strict milking times, and strict morals. Marriage is preordained, the groom practically predestined. Though it's 1958, southern Minnesota did not see changing roles for women on the horizon. Caught in a time bubble between a world war and the ferment of the 1960's, Emmy doesn't see that she has any say in her life, any choices at all. Only when Emmy's fiance; shows his true colors and forces himself on her does she find the courage to act--falling instead for a forbidden Catholic boy, a boy whose family seems warm and encouraging after the sere Nelson farm life. Not only moving to town and breaking free from her engagement but getting a job on the local newspaper begins to open Emmy's eyes. She discovers that the KKK is not only active in the Midwest but that her family is involved, and her sense of the firm rules she grew up under--and their effect--changes completely
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OClCo
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
A fireproof home for the bride : [a novel], Amy Scheibe
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm65804732
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 371 pages
Isbn
9781250049674
Lccn
2014035531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration, map
Label
A fireproof home for the bride : [a novel], Amy Scheibe
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm65804732
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 371 pages
Isbn
9781250049674
Lccn
2014035531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration, map

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