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Reader recommendation: Daughters of the Revolution

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By Wendy Knickerbocker, Castine, Me. / April 4, 2012


Carolyn Cooke’s Daughters of the Revolution creates a satire of patrician New England that is alternately biting and deliciously funny. Her female characters get plenty of room to define themselves, with or without fathers, mates, or money, and they leave their psychological New England behind.

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