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The Button Field: A Novel #2020

The Button Field A Novel On November Bertha Lane Mellish a student at Mount Holyoke College disappeared from the campus A minister s daughter twenty years younger than her only sister Bertha was the pride of her

  • Title: The Button Field: A Novel
  • Author: Gail Husch
  • ISBN: 9780615965000
  • Page: 438
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Button Field: A Novel By Gail Husch, On November 18, 1897, Bertha Lane Mellish, a student at Mount Holyoke College disappeared from the campus A minister s daughter, twenty years younger than her only sister, Bertha was the pride of her small family More comfortable with books than people, she left the genteel poverty of her Connecticut home hoping for a happier life at college But what she found there, anOn November 18, 1897, Bertha Lane Mellish, a student at Mount Holyoke College disappeared from the campus A minister s daughter, twenty years younger than her only sister, Bertha was the pride of her small family More comfortable with books than people, she left the genteel poverty of her Connecticut home hoping for a happier life at college But what she found there, and what she learned at the mill where she worked her final summer, drove her beyond the sheltering walls of school and family THE BUTTON FIELD is a work of fiction, imagined from research about the real Bertha Mellish It is coming of age story and a mystery, an exploration of a young woman s hopes and expectations, of the face she showed the world and the desires she hid And, ultimately, The Button Field investigates the space between what we can and what we will never know about the workings of another s heart .The Button Field is than a vivid and accurate representation of another time and place Bertha s vanished world reflects our own she reappears to tell us something about the way our lives are lived, by comparison to hers In the end, the author s inquiring eye is twinned with the eye of the reader Madison Smartt Bell

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    1 thought on “The Button Field: A Novel

    1. Read for a book club.Started out slow,but it eventually picked up This novel didn t suffer the usual, over detailed writing of many historical fiction novels the period detail was there, but it didn t overburden the story A good book, although not my usual choice.

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