The Weedkiller's Daughter

The Weedkiller's Daughter

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As compelling as it is turbulent, The Weedkillera€™s Daughter captures a family at the center of the rapidly changing society of midcentury Detroit. Fifteen-year-old Susie greets this new era with a sense of curiosity, while her father rages against it, approaching anything and everything foreign, unconventional, or unfortunate as he does the weeds he perpetually removes from his garden. As Susie seeks escape from her parentsa€™ increasingly restrictive world of order and monotony, she ventures deeper and deeper into a dangerously new territory. The Weedkillera€™s Daughter is a gripping psychological exploration of a generation on the brink of indeliblea€”and irreversiblea€”transformation.She could see his head through the glass, and briefly wondered as she went back to where the car had been who it was on the line able to make him so happy . Ben was just driving up, and Angus was already there with a big cake-box onanbsp;...

Title:The Weedkiller's Daughter
Author:Harriette Simpson Arnow
Publisher:MSU Press - 2012-07-01


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