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Hanna's daughters

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Publisher:
Ballantine Books,
Pub. Date:
1998.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 5.6 - AR Pts: 15
Description
Hanna. Johanna. Anna. Three women, three generations, one family. A #1 international bestseller in Europe, this luminous, heartfelt novel spans more than a hundred years in the lives of three remarkable women--a daughter, mother, and grandmother--lives shaped by the epic sweep of history and linked through a century of great love and great loss. As Anna holds vigil at her mother's bedside, she longs for reconciliation--not just with her mother, Johanna, but with her grandmother, Hanna, a woman she never really knew. Determined to piece together the fragments of her past, Anna sifts through tattered letters, cracked diaries, and old photographs, as the vivid lives of Hanna and Johanna at last begin to unfold. Through shades of memory and history, longing to join the ancient threads of the family tapestry, Anna begins searching for answers to questions that have haunted her for a lifetime. What was it like for her grandmother, Hanna, more than one hundred years ago, when she married a miller and raised an illegitimate child in a staunch, rural community? What drove Anna's own mother, Johanna, once a fiery revolutionary, to settle down and become a housewife? And why did the ties binding Anna to her mother and grandmother drive all three apart--only to bring them back together again? Rich in insight, and resonating with truth and revelation, Hanna's Daughters is an unforgettable story, exploring the volatile ties of mothers and daughters. If you have ever wanted to connect with the past, or rediscover family, this novel will strike a chord in your heart. Marianne Fredriksson has created nothing short of a masterpiece.
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ISBN:
9780345426642
9780345433497
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.6, 15 Points
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Grouping Title hanna s daughters
Grouping Author fredriksson marianne
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-10-22 04:37:35AM
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subject_facet Domestic fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Scandinavia -- Fiction, Women -- Scandinavia -- Family relationships -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Scandinavia -- Fiction
title_display Hanna's daughters
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