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  • 0 of 2 copies available at Town of Hanover Libraries.

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1 current hold with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Etna Library FIC CRO 31257000288695 New items Checked out 06/28/2021
Howe Library FIC CRO 31254003709512 New books - Main floor Checked out 06/21/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780778310075
  • ISBN: 0778310078
  • Physical Description: 313 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Mira, [2020]

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"In late 1970, Oliver Desmarais drops dead in his front yard while hanging Christmas lights. In the year that follows, his widow, Virginia, struggles to find her place on the campus of the elite New Hampshire men's college where Oliver was a professor. While Virginia had always shared her husband's prejudices against the four outspoken, never-married women on the faculty - dubbed the Gang of Four by their male counterparts - she now finds herself depending on them, even joining their work to bring the women's movement to Clarendon College.Soon, though, reports of violent protests across the country reach this sleepy New England town, stirring tensions between the fraternal establishment of Clarendon and those calling for change. As authorities attempt to tamp down "radical elements," Virginia must decide whether she's willing to put herself and her family at risk for a cause that had never felt like her own.Told through alternating perspectives, The Wrong Kind of Woman is an engrossing story about finding the strength to forge new paths, beautifully woven against the rapid changes of the early 1970s."--Publisher description.
Subject: Widows > Fiction.
Loss (Psychology) > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
College stories.
Feminism > Fiction.
Nineteen seventies > Fiction.
New Hampshire > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.

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