The Home-Maker - "A remarkable and brave novel. I was astonished at the acute angle of vision and the fullness of sympathy toward both men and women--and children."--Carol ShieldsAn ahead-of-its-time novel about an unhappy and obsessively house-proud mother of three whose husband is disabled, leaving her free to work in a department store and him to be a Montessori father. One of the ten best-selling novels of 1924 and made into a (silent) film, it was singled out by Elaine Showalter in her recent book on American women writers and was included in the collection "Five Hundred Great Books by Women."Dorothy Canfield Fisher (1879-1958) was one of America's best-known novelists. "The Home-Maker" has been a bestseller for Persephone Books in the United Kingdom, and with this edition it will be widely available in the United States.
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