Call your daughter home / Deb Spera.

By: Spera, DebPublisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Park Row Books, 2020Description: 366 p. ; 21 cmISBN: 9780778309796 Report number: BV-Winter/Spring 21Subject(s): Mothers and daughters -- Fiction | Women -- South Carolina -- Social conditions -- Fiction | Female friendship -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | Historical fiction.Summary: It's 1924 in Branchville, South Carolina and three women have come to a crossroads. Gertrude, a mother of four, must make an unconscionable decision to save her daughters. Retta, a first-generation freed slave, comes to Gertrude's aid by watching her children, despite the gossip it causes in her community. Annie, the matriarch of the influential Coles family, offers Gertrude employment at her sewing circle, while facing problems of her own at home.
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It's 1924 in Branchville, South Carolina and three women have come to a crossroads. Gertrude, a mother of four, must make an unconscionable decision to save her daughters. Retta, a first-generation freed slave, comes to Gertrude's aid by watching her children, despite the gossip it causes in her community. Annie, the matriarch of the influential Coles family, offers Gertrude employment at her sewing circle, while facing problems of her own at home.

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