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During the Reign of the Queen of Persia (1983)
by Joan Chase
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0345410467, Paperback)"Daily life exhilarated with the richness and evocativeness of poetry."
WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD
The novel that is sweeping the country. A beautiful story of 20th-century womanhood, of Gram, the Queen of Persia herself, who rules a house where five daughters and four granddaughters spin out the tragedies and triumphs of rural life in the 1950's.
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(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:21:06 -0400)
"The Queen of Persia is not an exotic figure but a fierce Ohio farmwife who presides over a household of daughters and granddaughters. A powerful story about family ties and tensions...." -- Back cover.
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