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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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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"A Room of My Own" takes place during the Great Depression. The main character is 13-year old, Virginia, daughter of a prominent physician whose life is forever altered by the Great Depression as it ... Read full review

Contents

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Section 2
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Section 3
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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 Raleigh, North Carolina. Visit www.anntatlock.com

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