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The Home Maker | Dorothy Canfield, Dorothy Canfield Fisher
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This is a new release of the original 1924 edition.
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The Home-maker | Dorothy Canfield Fisher
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Congratulations, @Librarybelle on your great, big Litfluence!! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

I‘ve been dying to get my hands on the tagged book ever since reading @BarbaraBB ‘s glowing reviews. Thanks for the fun giveaway! 😘😘


Librarybelle Thank you! This looks so good! 2mo
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The Home-maker | Dorothy Canfield Fisher
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September wasn‘t the best month for me. I didn‘t read much, partly because I didn‘t really like any of the books I read. All 2 or 3 star reads, with the exception of the tagged one - that one I looooved 💜.

#SeptemberStats #SeptemperWrapUp

Kalalalatja That‘s too bad! A lot of my reading time this month was spent on a bad book, too, and looking back, I wish I had bailed 😅 2mo
LeeRHarry I had similar luck - hopefully October will be a better month for us 😊 2mo
BarbaraBB @Kalalalatja O really? Which one? 2mo
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Liz_M You didn't like Severence? Maybe I won't try to hunt it down. 2mo
BarbaraBB @LeeRHarry Let‘s hope so indeed, it gets a bit frustrating, reading disappointing books! 2mo
BarbaraBB @Liz_M I did like it, but it was nothing out of the ordinary. I don‘t remember much about it even now! 2mo
Kalalalatja This 👉 I think part of it was timing, but it just bored me, and felt like a chore I had to get through 2mo
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The Home Maker | Dorothy Canfield, Dorothy Canfield Fisher
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An apparently cozy novel about a family where the man becomes paralyzed and is home bound, which means that the mother has to go to working. However, there is so much under the surface. Written in 1924, Canfield Fisher breaks in each sentence with traditional role patterns, as experienced by both adults, their children and their community. A beautiful, poignant book.

#ReadingUSA2019 #Vermont

Ruthiella Definitely on my list!😀 3mo
erzascarletbookgasm Sounds good 👍 3mo
Librarybelle This sounds good! 3mo
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LeahBergen Lovely review ❤️ 3mo
Suet624 I just saw you read this for Vermont for your Reading USA challenge. It‘s an interesting choice considering how many authors Vermont has. 21h
BarbaraBB @Suet624 It was not really a choice, I read that one (and loved it!) and it coincidentally fitted the prompt! 20h
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The Home Maker | Dorothy Canfield, Dorothy Canfield Fisher
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"the fanatic feminists were right"

The Home Maker | Dorothy Canfield, Dorothy Canfield Fisher
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#BookPyramid of #PersephoneBooks end papers topped off by the shop. Learned about it here on Litsy this week. #PhotoadayNov16

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The Home Maker | Dorothy Canfield, Dorothy Canfield Fisher
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#PhotoADayNov16 Day 4 - Set in a Small Town

One of the few #PersephoneBooks set in America, THE HOME-MAKER, published in 1924, explores gender roles in an early twentieth century, small, Midwest town. A housewife must become the breadwinner when her husband becomes seriously injured and is confined to their home with the children.

#SetInASmallTown #Feminism #GenderRoles

Wilkie I just ordered this book for my Mum's birthday💖 3y
BooksForYears @Wilkie What a fab gift! 3y
Eyelit I loved this one! Good choice 😃 3y
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missjenniferlowe The quilt in your picture looks lovely! Did you make it? 3y
Lacythebookworm Persephone ❤️❤️ 3y
Laura317 I'm crushing on the quilt, too! 3y
Arbol I read this about a decade ago and I was blown away at how ahead of her time this woman was. I have wanted to buy a copy ever since - I'm so glad to find out it has been republished. It really is a wonderful book. 3y
Bradleygirl Oh goodness. I love her Understood Betsy beyond reason, so must add this to the stack. 3y
BooksForYears @Bradleygirl And I'll be adding UNDERSTOOD BETSY to my stack! 3y
rubyslippersreads Love Understood Betsy; excited to learn about this. 3y
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