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ISBN13: 9780060760250
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A family without men, the Birches live gloriously offbeat lives in the lush, green backwoods of North Carolina. Radiant, headstrong Sophia and her shy, brilliant daughter, Margaret, possess powerful charms to ward off loneliness, despair, and the human misery that often beats a path to their door. And they are protected by the eccentric wisdom and muscular love of the remarkable matriarch Charlie Kate, a solid, uncompromising, self-taught healer who treats everything from boils to broken bones to broken hearts.

Sophia, Margaret, and Charlie Kate find strength in a time when women almost always depended on men, and their bond deepens as each one experiences love and loss during World War II. Charms for the Easy Life is a passionate, luminous, and exhilarating story about embracing what life has to offer ... even if it means finding it in unconventional ways.This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

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Kaye Gibbons is the author of four previous novels: Ellen Foster, A Virtuous Woman, A Cure for Dreams, and Charms for the Easy Life. She lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, with her husband and five children.

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Denise Barnett, July 16, 2008 (view all comments by Denise Barnett)
I simply adore this book! It has the ups with the downs in a wonderful story that will leave you loving the Birch women.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780060760250
Author:
Gibbons, Kaye
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Author:
by Kaye Gibbons
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
P.S.
Publication Date:
20050731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
7.98x5.34x.68 in. .48 lbs.

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