The once sleepy Irish town of Rossmore is a prosperous place nowadays, so busy that a new bypass has been proposed. The people of Rossmore are divided, particularly since the road will go right...
Author: Maeve BinchySummary:
Author: Fannie FlaggSummary:
When dowdy housewife Evelyn Couch meets endearing old lady Ninny Threadgoode, she shares with her an enthralling story of two women. The headstrong Idgie and the gentle Ruth who in the 1930's ran...
Author: Goto, HiromiSummary:
Celebrating cultural differences as a privilege, Chorus of Mushrooms explores the shifts and collisions of culture through the lives of three generations of women in a Japanese family living in a...
Author: Camilla GibbSummary:
"Thelma is not yet six years old at the outset of this tale, and already the world shows no promise of accomodating itself to her desires. Still, Thelma tries - by asking practically every...Genre: Psychological fiction
Author: Itani, FrancesSummary:
Grania is deaf, a victim of scarlet fever at age five in early 1900s Canada. After learning sign language and speech she meets and marries Jim, with whom she develops a special vocabulary. World...Genre: Canadian fiction, Historical fiction