A Will Of Their Own

A Will Of Their Own Shreve is a master storyteller An intricate portrait of the American woman and her creative centrality inside and outside the home THE MIAMI HERALDThey are four generations of women Anna Amanda Sara

  • Title: A Will Of Their Own
  • Author: Susan Richards Shreve
  • ISBN: 9780804111232
  • Page: 327
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Shreve is a master storyteller An intricate portrait of the American woman and her creative centrality inside and outside the home THE MIAMI HERALDThey are four generations of women Anna, Amanda, Sara, and Eleanor and their remarkable story spans a hundred years, beginning when a willful beauty arrives in America in 1890, and goes on to love, passion, and scandal Shreve is a master storyteller An intricate portrait of the American woman and her creative centrality inside and outside the home THE MIAMI HERALDThey are four generations of women Anna, Amanda, Sara, and Eleanor and their remarkable story spans a hundred years, beginning when a willful beauty arrives in America in 1890, and goes on to love, passion, and scandal She brings into the world a talented daughter whose photographs capture the soul of the twentieth century, and in turn she has a daughter, who in then has a daughter of her own all of whom refuse to bow to the conventions of their times Like their mothers before them, they will charter vast new territory as daughters of the new world.

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    About “Susan Richards Shreve”

    1. Susan Richards Shreve

      Also know as Susan Shreve Received the following awards Jenny Moore Award, George Washington University, 1978 Notable Book citation, American Library Association ALA , 1979, for Family Secrets Five Very Important Stories Best Book for Young Adults citation, ALA, 1980, for The Masquerade Notable Children s Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, National Council for Social Studies and the Children s Book Council joint committee, 1980, for Family Secrets Five Very Important Stories Guggenheim award in fiction, 1980 National Endowment for the Arts fiction award, 1982 Edgar Allan Poe Award, Mystery Writers of America, 1988, for Lucy Forever and Miss Rosetree, Shrinks Woodrow Wilson fellowships, West Virginia Wesleyan, 1994, and Bates College, 1997 Lila Wallace Readers Digest Foundation grant.

    754 thoughts on “A Will Of Their Own”

    1. Nothing like the movie, but is that surprising?I actually enjoyed the fact that this book was nothing like the movie ("A Will of Their Own" with Lea Thompson), and it's one of the few times that I could enjoy both despite their differences.The book, originally published as "Daughters of the New World," follows five generations of women through the very end of the 19th century and through most of the twentieth. Anna, an immigrant from Wales, moves to the US to be a housemaid to an uppercrust Wash [...]


    2. A saga spanning five generations of women, beginning with Anna, newly arrived in America from Rhyl, Wales. Determined to live her life as she sees fit, risking it all for a fresh start in the new world. To her daughter Amanda, headstrong and ahead of her times in so many ways. Amanda's daughter Sara, yearning for a life of normalcy and order after being raised by the energetic and daring Amanda. Sara's daughter Eleanor, so like Amanda in many ways but more grounded. To Eleanor's daughters, sweet [...]


    3. This is my favorite book of all time. I read it at least once a year. It's a comfort to come back to this book in life.


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