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Author Name:    CREWE, Lesley

Title:   Mary, Mary. First Edition.

Publisher:    Vagrant Press, Halifax, 2016, ISBN:9781771084536 

Seller ID:   113735

CREWE, Lesley. Mary, Mary. (Halifax, NS) : Vagrant Press, (2016). First Printing. Pp. (8),1-255,(1). 8vo, art-illustrated blue-green cardcovers, whitelettering to spine. "In a Cape Breton family of black sheep, Mary is pure as the driven snow. She is patient and kind with her alcoholic grandmother and volatile mother, loyal and attentive to her spoiled cousin, and pleasant and polite all day as a grocery cashier. Her well­off aunt, the only other normal person in the family, wants to help her more, but Mary's mother istoo prickly and proud. So Mary goes to work, comes home, takes care of her family, and wonders if there'll ever be more to life. When a young couple moves into the apartment upstairs, it sparks a series of changes that leadsto major family revelations, and Mary discovers that sometimes doing the w rong thing is the exact right thing to do. Tender, authentic, and cracklingwith Lesleys irrepressible humor, Mary, Mary is a book for anyone who's ev er had a familygood, bad, or a messy mix of both." - from rear cover. Very good. 11.00


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