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Mary Coin : A Novel

by Marisa Silver

DPL Rating:
3

Dorothea Lange’s Depression-Era photograph, Migrant Mother, has become an American icon.  This image is the inspiration for Marisa Silver’s newest novel, Mary Coin.  Her characters are based on the real-life subject and photographer, and a modern-day historian.  We see how their lives contrast and how they are connected.  All three...

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