The Persian Pickle Club

The Persian Pickle Club

Book - 1996/09/01
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In 1930s Harveyville, Kansas, Rita Ritter, a recent arrival, is invited to join the Persian Pickle Club, but her interest in journalism brings her dangerously close to a secret the club has sworn to keep
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 1996/09/01
Edition: 1st St. Martins's Griffin ed
ISBN: 9780312147013
0312147015
Branch Call Number: FICTION DALLAS
Characteristics: 196 p. ; 21 cm

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prkmbc Sep 10, 2011

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BernieBookworm52
Aug 05, 2011

An excellent evocation of rural life during the Great Depression. The reader gets a real "feel" for the time: you can almost taste the dry dust that infiltrated everything from clothes to food and experience the tough optimism of those who lived through that time. The book certainly echoes stories my mother told of growing up near Edmonton through the "Dirty Thirties". The book also celebrates camaraderie and support among a group of women and throws in a surprising twist. A terrific read.

renabackstrom Dec 03, 2010

I loved this story of female friendship and solidarity.

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