Pears on a Willow Tree
Bound together by recipes, reminiscences and tangled relationships, the Marchewka women are the foundation of their Polish American family. Together they've learned to survive the hardships of emigration and assimilation in twentieth century America. But as the century evolves, so does each succeeding generation. As the older women keep a tight hold on the family through holidays, weddings, and Old World traditions passed from mother to daughter, the younger women are dealing with more modern problems, wounds not easily healed by the advice of a local priest or a kind word from mother.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - laytonwoman3rd - LibraryThing
Four generations of women, beginning with Rose, a Polish immigrant, and ending with her great-granddaughter, Amy, explore how to relate to one another and to their common ancestry; how to hold on to ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Moosewoman - LibraryThing
It was interesting reading about the Polish culture. Did not have any knowledge of that cultural before reading the book. It was a good book . Read full review