The Swan House

The Swan House

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In the segregated South of the early 1960s, Mary Swan Middleton tries to cope with her grief over a family tragedy by reaching out to Atlanta's poor and meets Carl, who is her opposite in every way but helps her to see beyond her privileged life.

Baker Publishing Group
Mary Swan Middleton has always taken for granted the advantages of her family's wealth. But a tragedy that touches all of Atlanta sends her reeling in grief. When the family maid challenges her to reach out to the less fortunate as a way to ease her own pain, Mary Swan meets Carl--and everything changes. For although Carl is her opposite in nearly every way, he has something her privileged life could not give her. And when she seeks his help to uncover a mystery, she learns far more than she ever could have imagined.
When a privileged young girl's mother dies, she begins to see life anew and enters a world filled with family secrets and racial disharmony. Set in 1960s Atlanta.

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Bethany House Publishers, c2001
ISBN: 9780764225086
Branch Call Number: FICTION MUSSER
Characteristics: 443 p. ; 22 cm


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Oct 14, 2013

An AMAZING book that really makes you take a look at your own heart. The characters are deeply developed and insightful. A book worth reading, maybe more than once.


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