Silhouette of A SparroweBook - 2012
In the summer of 1926, sixteen-year-old Garnet Richardson is sent to a lake resort to escape the polio epidemic in the city. She dreams of indulging her passion for ornithology and visiting the famous new amusement park--a summer of fun before she returns for her final year of high school, after which she's expected to marry a nice boy and settle into middle-class homemaking. But in the country, Garnet finds herself under the supervision of equally oppressive guardians--her father's wealthy cousin and the matron's stuck-up daughter. Only a liberating job in a hat shop, an intense, secret relat.
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Milkweed Editions, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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