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Leafy Rivers / Jessamyn West.

Author/Creator:
West, Jessamyn.
Publication:
New York : Harcourt, Brace & World, c1967.
Format/Description:
Book
310 p. ; 22 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Ohio -- History -- 1865 -- -Fiction.
Form/Genre:
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Summary:
Set in the early 19th century in the Ohio Territory, this is the story of a farm family. Leafy Rivers, whose first baby is on the way, recalls the past. Her recollections reveal the crisis in her marriage, and the difficult birth alters the relationship between husband and wife.
Local notes:
Schimmel Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2014 by Caroline F. Schimmel.
Schimmel Collection copy has dated 20th-century ms. inscription ("For Mary Stolz With many, many thanks for her words and presence - Jessayn [sic] West Des Robles Nov. 5, 1967.") on front free endpaper.
Schimmel Collection copy has ms. invoice dated 23 November 1985 laid in.
Schimmel Collection copy: dust jacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Schimmel, Caroline F. (donor) (Schimmel Collection copy)
West, Jessamyn (autograph) (Schimmel Collection copy)
Stolz, Mary (inscription) (Schimmel Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1967
Contributor:
Caroline F. Schimmel Fiction Collection of Women in the American Wilderness (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
1200773