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Clayton Valley, Ohio, 1957. Ellie has the best grades in her class. Her dream is to go to nursing school and marry Brick McGinty. A basketball star, Brick has the chance to escape his abusive father and become the first person in his blue-collar family to attend college. Just as Brick and Ellie revise their plans and build a family, a knock on the front door threatens to destroy their lives. The evolution of women's lives spanning the second half of the twentieth century is at the center of this beautiful novel that richly portrays how much people know--and pretend not to know--about the secrets at the heart of a town, and a family. -- from book jacket.
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Baker County Library SCHULTZ (Connie) (Text) 37814003319598 FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 10/26/2020 Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780525479352
  • ISBN: 052547935X
  • Physical Description: 466 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2020]

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Clayton Valley, Ohio, 1957. Ellie has the best grades in her class. Her dream is to go to nursing school and marry Brick McGinty. A basketball star, Brick has the chance to escape his abusive father and become the first person in his blue-collar family to attend college. Just as Brick and Ellie revise their plans and build a family, a knock on the front door threatens to destroy their lives. The evolution of women's lives spanning the second half of the twentieth century is at the center of this beautiful novel that richly portrays how much people know--and pretend not to know--about the secrets at the heart of a town, and a family. -- from book jacket.
Subject: Women > Fiction.
Working class families > Ohio > Fiction.
Family secrets > Fiction.
Intergenerational relations > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Ohio > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Romance fiction.
Historical fiction.
Novels.
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