In My Mother's House: 2

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New American Library, Jul 14, 1989 - Fiction - 574 pages
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A compelling novel of mothers and daughters torn apart by loss and twisted emotions, In My Mother's House sweeps from the brownstones of turn-of-the-century New York to the stately farmlands of Connecticut, to explore a woman's shame, a family's deceit, and a final act of love.

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User Review  - Lynn D'onofrio - Goodreads

Love reading books that start in the 1800's. am loving this one. Read full review

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The author went to my high school and so I read this book when it was newly released. Read full review

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About the author (1989)

Author Elizabeth Winthrop grew up in Washington, D. C., and has written over 50 works of fiction for all ages. She has won numerous awards including the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, the Pen Syndicated Fiction Award, the California Young Readers Medal and the Jane Addams Peace Prize Honor Book. Many of her children's books are based on her childhood memories and the experiences of her children and other children she has talked to. Her book Belinda's Hurricane is based on the time she lived through a hurricane with her grandmother on an island off the coast of Connecticut. I Think He Likes Me is based on her daughter's reaction to her younger brother when he was brought home from the hospital. Her most popular books are The Castle in the Attic and The Battle for the Castle.

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