A Room of My Own

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Bethany House Publishers, 1998 - Fiction - 368 pages
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Times are hard in 1932, and Virginia Eide, 13, must give up her room when her uncle's family moves into her home. Through the long summer of poverty, danger, and fear, young Virginia discovers that the happiness she hopes for herself won't be found in the fulfillment of her adolescent dreams, but in that place she had never before considered--the role of serving others.

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Very good depiction of life during the Depression era. - Goodreads
Insight into the Depression Era. - Goodreads
The ending was very well done. - Goodreads
It gives an insight to what life was like at that time. - Goodreads
ummm... lacks a plot. - Goodreads

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User Review  - mom2acat - LibraryThing

This remarkable coming of age story is set in 1932, in a Minnesota town during the Depression. As the story opens, 13 year old Virginia's life seems unaffected by the Depression, her interest include ... Read full review

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User Review  - Grace Bost - Goodreads

I don't know what it was with this book, but I absolutely LOVED it. I'm awful at reviews but Just read on and you'll love it. It was set I think in the early 50's. Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Ann Tatlock is the author of the Christy Award-winning novel "All the Way Home." She has also won the Midwest Independent Publishers Association "Book of the Year" in fiction for both "All the Way Home "and "I'll Watch the Moon". Her novel" Things We Once Held Dear" received a starred review from "Library Journal "and" Publishers Weekly "calls her "one of Christian fiction's better wordsmiths, and her lovely prose reminds readers why it is a joy to savor her stories." Ann lives with her husband and daughter in Asheville, North Carolina. Visit www.anntatlock.com

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