"and ladies of the club" - Helen Hooven Santmyer - Google книгиPost a Comment. Search This Blog. Thursday, April 18, " When this epic novel was published in , the author Helen Hooven Santmeyer was 87 years old and living in an assisted living facility in her southern Ohio hometown. The book made Santmeyer an overnight success at a time when most of her childhood friends were long dead. It covers life in a small,fictional Ohio town from to
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I've not heard of this book before Sharon, but it sounds interesting. I really enjoy historical fiction - but I still feel the need for discernment. I'm often disappointed by contemporary-historicals: ones that have been written in the last couple of years, because they often don't feel truly authentic. Two of my all-time favourite books are ones that both surprised me how much I enjoyed them, and both took an awfully long time to find a way in, but were incredibly worth it. Maybe reading "real" historical fiction has spoilt me for modern stuff.
I saw Ms Santmyer interviewed on TV from the rest home where she was living. Want to Read saving…. Sally is described as being tall, fair-skinned and placidly happy in her marriage to a hard- worki. Amanda is frustrated because she went away to Og and aspired to more in life than coming back to Waynesboro.
It is filled with the members of nearly a dozen families who figure prominently in the life of the town and the characters are woven around and into the life of the Waynesboro Womens Club which is formed in the first chapter and continues for the life of the entire novel. I haven't read much historical fiction in some time, which is strange, we sometimes come up with wide ranging and contradictory opinions of exactly what the term means. When we ask ourselves "what bok an epic novel". Jacket is tanning and lightly chipped.