The Little Bride

The Little Bride

Anna Solomon

Anna Solomon

Inspired by the little-known real history of the Jewish settlement of the Great Plains, The Little Bride is an elegantly written tale of a sixteen-year-old Russian mail-order bride stranded on the South Dakota prairie, married to a man twice her age, and falling increasingly in love with her nineteen-year-old stepson.
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Leaving Lucy Pear

Leaving Lucy Pear

Anna Solomon

Anna Solomon

"Anna Solomon writes with a poet's reverence for language and a novelist's ability to keep us turning the page. A gorgeous and engrossing meditation on motherhood, womanhood, and the sacrifices we make for love."—J. Courtney Sullivan, author of Maine and The EngagementsChosen as a must-read book for summer 2016 by TIME Magazine, InStyle, Us Weekly, Good Housekeeping, and The MillionsSet in 1920s New England, the story of two women who are both mothers to the same unforgettable girl—a big, heartrending novel from award-winning writer Anna SolomonOne night in 1917 Beatrice Haven sneaks out of her uncle's house on Cape Ann, Massachusetts, leaves her newborn baby at the foot of a pear tree, and watches as another woman claims the infant as her own. The unwed daughter of wealthy Jewish industrialists and a gifted pianist bound for Radcliffe, Bea plans to leave her shameful secret...
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