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Stubborn Season Lauren B. Davis

Stubborn Season

Lauren B. Davis

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ISBN : 9780006391869
Paperback
341 pages
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Where does one person end and the other begin? Thats the question that haunts Irene, a girl growing up in Toronto during the Great Depression. Living with her father, a pharmacist who finds comfort in the bottle, and her mother, a woman teetering onMoreWhere does one person end and the other begin? Thats the question that haunts Irene, a girl growing up in Toronto during the Great Depression. Living with her father, a pharmacist who finds comfort in the bottle, and her mother, a woman teetering on the edge of her own depression, Irenes crumbling family situation mirrors the economic and social turmoil just beyond the front door of their respectable, working class neighbourhood home. As she grows into a young woman, Irene finds herself consumed by her mothers increasingly erratic moods and isolated in a world where unemployment, poverty and bigotry have taken firm root.Yet in the midst of lives that seem lost, Irene finds strength in the unlikely form of David, a young man from the Jewish farming community of Sonnenfeld, Saskatchewan, who is fighting his own battle for dignity, hope and a place in the world. (added by author)