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Leaving Rock Harbor a novel by Rebecca Chace

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Teenage girls -- Fiction,
  • Teenagers -- Fiction,
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction,
  • Adolescence -- Fiction,
  • Textile workers -- Fiction,
  • Textile factories -- Fiction,
  • Labor disputes -- Fiction,
  • Social classes -- United States -- Fiction,
  • Rock Harbor (Mass.) -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRebecca Chace.
GenreFiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3553.H17 L43 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23972280M
ISBN 109781439141304, 9781439150085
LC Control Number2009049526

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  An unforgettable coming-of-age story and a luminous portrayal of a dramatic era of American history, Rebecca Chace’s Leaving Rock Harbor takes readers into the heart of a New England mill town in the early twentieth century.. On the eve of World War I, fourteen-year-old Frankie Ross and her parents leave their simple life in Poughkeepsie to seek a new beginning Brand: Scribner. Leaving Rock Harbor takes readers into the heart of a New England mill town in the early twentieth century. On the eve of World War I, fourteen-year-old Frankie Ross and her parents leave their simple life in Poughkeepsie to seek a new beginning in the booming city of Rock Harbor, Massachusetts. Unfortunately, Leaving Rock Harbor is a disappointment because it fails to live up to its potential. Chace seems to have spent the bulk of her time performing historical research, the results of which she painstakingly poured into the pages of the book. I wish that Chace had taken the same level of care with the development of her characters. Leaving Rock Harbor (Scribner). Rebecca Chace will read from and sign her new novel, Leaving Rock Harbor. "Leaving Rock Harbor is an irresistible read in part because its protagonist, Frankie Ross, seduces us on the first page and never surrenders our affection, but also because fictional Rock Harbor feels as real as she does. —Richard Russo, author of Empire Falls and That Old .