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A Family Place

A Hudson Valley Farm, Three Centuries, Five Wars, One Family

A Family Place( )
Author: Philip, Leila
ISBN:978-0-14-200145-5
Publication Date:Aug 2002
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.00
Book Description:

In this luminous memoir, award-winning author Leila Philip tells the story of her ancestral Hudson River home, Talavera, the mystery of her attachment to it, and her search to come to terms with the truth about her family's fascinating three-century history there. After her father's death in 1992, Philip and her family struggled to find the means to keep Talavera intact. This uphill battle led her to examine the forces that compel a family to sacrifice almost everything to hold on to a...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / Rural
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.14 x 7.74 x 0.59 Inches
Book Weight:0.44 Pounds
Author Biography
Philip, Leila (Author)
She is a professor of English at Colgate University. She lives in New York State.

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