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Before Women Had Wings by Connie May Fowler
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I'm not a big fan of the cover. Between that black and white photo of a wooden cabin and the blurb I had the sense it would read like Tobacco Road. So I had this feeling that it would read as if it were set in 1940, not 1960s and was startled when 60's items (orange juice can rollers, granny bags) were introduced.

Fowler is a fine writer...but you know, I don't think I'll be reading other novels from her. The abuse is just too violent (and perhaps described too well.) In the back I read that this story is very close to her life which made it even sadder and me more depressed.

Others said they felt this had a hopeful ending...but an ending chapter explaining how everything went would have been better.
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Reading Progress

January 29, 2016 – Shelved
January 29, 2016 – Shelved as: to-read
October 14, 2017 – Started Reading
October 19, 2017 – Finished Reading

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