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A rough-around-the-edges farm owner must face his two teen-aged daughters. They were borne of an affair he'd had years earlier with a vulnerable young woman.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   depressed Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Family, struggle with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Daughter Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () Forest?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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