Flora: A Novel

Flora: A Novel

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Ten-year-old Helen and her summer guardian, Flora, are isolated together in Helen's decaying family house while her father is doing secret war work in Oak Ridge during the final months of World War II. At three, Helen lost her mother, and the beloved grandmother who raised her has just died. A fiercely imaginative child, Helen is desperate to keep her house intact with all its ghosts and stories. Flora, her late mother's twenty-two-year-old first cousin, who cries… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)

Gail Godwin’s 14th novel, “Flora,” offers a veritable taxonomy of orphans: from the conventional, both-parents-died variety to the quasi-orphan (one parent still nominally in the picture) to the elective orphan (a runaway) to the reverse-orphan (a parent unmoored by the loss of a child).

Flora is an elegant little creeper of a story.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA (May 07, 2013)

Format: EPUB

File size: 2.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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