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The Tie That Binds



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Author
Haruf, Kent
Descriptors
Abuse
Adulthood
Aging
Brothers and Sisters
Childhood
Family History
Family Relationships
Farm Life
Fathers and Daughters
Female Protagonists
Guilt
Homesteading
Love
Moral Values
Small-town Life
Women
Location/Setting:
Colorado
Time Period:
20th Century
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Summary
Set in a rural community, this haunting novel details the life of eighty-year-old Edith Goodnough, a woman who sacrifices her youth and happiness for the sake of duty to her family. Readers become crucially aware of this sacrifice and commitment and ultimately experience her dramatic step to freedom.
Critique
Deeply moving, powerful.
ISBN
0375724389
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# of Pages
256
Published
2000
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Reviewer's Initials: HM


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