Saturday, July 31, 2010

A Woman of Independent Means: a summer reading club review

A Woman of Independent Means by Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey

At first I was annoyed by the narrator of this book, whose life was revealed in the many letters she wrote to family and friends. But as I read on, I came to admire her for her perseverance and independent spirit, in the face of family tragedy and a society not so willing to accept the liberated attitude she possessed. by the end I really liked her and was sad to see her letters trickle to a stop. But such is life...

Review by Elaine Hellmund

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