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Large print Modern & Contemporary Fiction by Karen Joy Fowler
1. Sister Noon - Karen Joy Fowler
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San Francisco in the 1890s is a town of contradictions - home to a respectable middle class, but with the Wild West lingering in the imagination... Lizzie Hayes, a middle-aged spinster, is praised for her volunteer work with the Ladies' Relief and Protection Society, known as the 'Brown Ark.' Lizzie is waiting for a spark that will liberate her from convention. When the wealthy, ill-reputed Mary Ellen Pleasant shows up at the Brown Ark with an orphan, Lizzie is drawn to them. It is the beautiful Mrs Pleasant, object of suspicion because of her mysterious past and rumoured voodoo practise, who holds the key to freeing Lizzie's rebellious nature.
2. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves - Karen Joy Fowler
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Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014.
Rosemary’s just started college, and she’s decided not to tell anyone about her family. Rosemary is now an only child, but she used to have a sister the same age as her, and an older brother. Both are now gone - vanished from her life.