A Woman of Means

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Harcourt, Brace, 1950 - Mental illness - 160 pages
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A novel set in the South of the 1920s that relates the experiences of Quintus Dudley's adolescence after his widowed father marries the wealthy Mrs. Lauterbach who gradually descends into a tragic mental illness.

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User Review  - Rascalstar - LibraryThing

Peter Taylor is a Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction. Lovely story narrated by a boy 12-13 years old. His mother died when he was born and his father always has work but they move many times. Quint ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jim53 - LibraryThing

Quint Dudley's mother died in childbirth. His father, Gerald, an ambitious hardware salesman, has dragged Quint from one place to another in search of better jobs and upward mobility. After having ... Read full review


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