Reviewed by Kate Vreeland, Adult Services Librarian
Marie is the daughter of Irish immigrants growing up in Brooklyn in the era between World War I and II. It's a short novel, so we catch only glimpses of her life as she grows up, gets married, has children. The vignettes are short and are not arranged chronologically, but tell her story so well that you are drawn right into her life. This is the story of real people, ordinary people, trying to make a life in a new country and being somewhat successful. Failures occur and they make the best of it and salvage what they can.
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