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Haverstraw kindle ç eBook 9780972507813 á hannahredhead Ø A beautifully realized historical novel set at the turn of the twentieth century in New York's Hudson Valley where a town of immigrant brickworkers is on the brink of disaster and a young Canadian woman in a loveless marriage struggles to find herselfWhen dRovincial ideas When tragedy strikes the town Anne's options are extended far beyond her initial expectations Williams manages to effortlessly conjure up the tenor and the timbre of another time and place in the powerfully evocative debut novelFor both YA and M audiences for high school students looking for a gentle historical readHow vividly Margaret Williams re creates the world of shops and boarding houses clay pits and brick ovens that was Haverstraw NY in the early 1900's And she has a wonderfully compelling story to tell of deception and loss self discovery and love You won't want to put it do Margaret Williams beautifully described the Haverstraw area and the reader can genuinely feel the times The story even if a bit predictable at times kept me turning pages and intriguedThe end seemed a little flat I would have liked to see a little interaction between the main characters at that pointAll in all it was an enjoyable read and I do recommend it

HaverstrawRovincial ideas When tragedy strikes the town Anne's options are extended far beyond her initial expectations Williams manages to effortlessly conjure up the tenor and the timbre of another time and place in the powerfully evocative debut novelFor both YA and M audiences for high school students looking for a gentle historical readHow vividly Margaret Williams re creates the world of shops and boarding houses clay pits and brick ovens that was Haverstraw NY in the early 1900's And she has a wonderfully compelling story to tell of deception and loss self discovery and love You won't want to put it do Margaret Williams beautifully described the Haverstraw area and the reader can genuinely feel the times The story even if a bit predictable at times kept me turning pages and intriguedThe end seemed a little flat I would have liked to see a little interaction between the main characters at that pointAll in all it was an enjoyable read and I do recommend it

eBook Å å Margaret Williams

Haverstraw Á Oung woman in search of selfhood After her mother unexpectedly dies Anne Beauvois must leave her aunt's elegant home in uebec City to keep house for her brutish illiterate father on his hardscrabble farm in New York State Severely limited by early twentieth century gender constraints she realizes her only escape is marriage Hastily accepting a proposal from a callow young Irish bricklayer she moves to the bustling river port city of Haverstraw determined to forge a new life for herself Having made a bad bargain in the marriage department she pursues her own dreams and desires despite her husband's p The author did a really good job of evoking a time and place including a real life tragedy that struck the town of Haverstraw NY in 1906 but the heroine of this novel was just too unbelievable for me For a young Catholic woman who considered divorce an impossibility I couldn't imagine that she would jump so lightly into marriage with a man she didn't love and barely knew Also there were some proofreading errors which are always annoying eBook Å å Margaret Williams

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Margaret Williams å Haverstraw mobi A beautifully realized historical novel set at the turn of the twentieth century in New York's Hudson Valley where a town of immigrant brickworkers is on the brink of disaster and a young Canadian woman in a loveless marriage struggles to find herselfWhen duty to her father reduces Anne Beauvois a sophisticated young Canadian woman to farm drudgery she escapes into a loveless marriage to an illiterate Irish brick worker Liam O’Connor In Haverstraw a town on the brink of disaster she finds friends and discovers her inner strengthThis uietly beautiful novel tracks the fortunes and misfortunes of a y This tiny novel is a real gem Since I live in the Tri State area and am familiar with the setting I found the historical aspects of the book very interesting Also the development of the characters the action of the plot and each character's history was very well done and thoroughly researched I especially enjoyed the inclusion of the uebec setting and the descriptions of the etiuette of society during the late 1800's It was a uick read that really held my attention Not bad for a 50 cents library book sale find