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Leaving Home by Elizabeth Janeway
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Leaving Home

by Elizabeth Janeway

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0935312730, Paperback)

   First published in 1953, this novel is the absorbing story of three siblings from an upper middle-class family in Brooklyn who must make the transition to independent adult life during the depression years 1933 to 1940. Just out of Vassar, Nina rides the sweaty subways to her publishing job in Manhattan before resigning to conventional wife-and motherhood in the suburbs. Kermit, sarcastic, manipulative, and frustrated by his own youth, blisters at being a Columbia day student, and grapples for escape and detachment. Pretty, vulnerable Marion rebounds from an impossible affair to make and impulsive and happy love match. Praising then novel. the New York Times Book Review called it "a delight to read, and even re-read, for its subtle, ironic implications." Today, the story remians impressively rich in the emotional detail of the trauma and excitement of leaving home.

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