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The Maid's Version : a novel

Author: Daniel Woodrell
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
"Alma DeGeer Dunahew, the mother of three young boys, works as the maid for a prominent citizen and his family in West Table, Missouri. Her husband is mostly absent, and, in 1929, her scandalous, beloved younger sister is one of the 42 killed in an explosion at the local dance hall. Who is to blame? Mobsters from St. Louis? The embittered local gypsies? The preacher who railed against the loose morals of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Psychological fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Woodrell
ISBN: 9780316205856 0316205850 9780316205887 0316205885
OCLC Number: 827082609
Awards: Winner of Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize for Fiction 2014 (UK)
Short-listed for LA Times Book Prize for Fiction 2014 (UK)
Description: 164 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Daniel Woodrell.


By the acclaimed author of Winter's Bone, the dark, glittering story of two families divided by class and linked by a mysterious tragedy.  Read more...


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