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Prince Rupert Library Berg (Text) 33294001842194 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781443411363
  • Physical Description: 287 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins Canada, c2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
A novel.
Summary, etc.:
Born in 1930 in a small town outside Winnipeg, beautiful Hope Koop appears destined to have a conventional life. Church, marriage to a steady young man, children - her fortunes are already laid out for her, as are the shiny modern appliances in her new home. All she has to do is stay with Roy, who loves her. But as the decades unfold, what seems to be a safe, predictable existence overwhelms Hope. Where - among the demands of her children, the expectations of her husband and the challenges of her best friend, Emily, who has just read The Feminine Mystique- is there room for her? And just who is she anyway? A wife, a mother, a woman whose life is somehow unrealized? This beautifully crafted and perceptive work of fiction spans some fifty years of Hope Koop's life in the second half of the 20th century, from traditionalism to feminism and beyond. David Bergen has created an indelible portrait of a seemingly ordinary woman who struggles to accept herself as she is, and in so doing becomes unique.
Subject: Married women > Fiction.
Mothers > Fiction.
Women > Identity > Fiction.
Winnipeg (Man.) > Fiction.
Genre/Form: Canadian fiction
Psychological fiction, Canadian.
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