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The Real Minerva

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Minerva, Minnesota, in 1923 is the picture of Willa Cather-like gentility: the Northern Pacific Railway runs through a town center dominated by church steeples and the Hamilton Creamery and Pop Factory. But Minerva is also a small town of limited opportunity, a place where the status quo is firmly entrenched and rigidly enforced. Against this tableau of midwestern placidity and calm, three Minerva women assert their dignity and independence against all odds. The troubled relationship between young Penny and her mother, ...

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The Real Minerva
2006, Mariner Books, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780618618880

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The Real Minerva
2004, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780618462322

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