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Quilted Generations by Elizabeth Glass
24 Sep 2013
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Quilted Generations is a novel-in-progress about how a family in the early 1960s on a farm in rural Franklin, Kentucky survives the death by suicide the father and head of household. Elseworth, the grandmother is strong, and her granddaughter Evangeline takes after her in feminist thoughts and attitudes. Maude, the mother, was weak, but grows in order to carry on as a new farm owner. The characters are affected by the man’s death, but they keep moving and succeed without him.

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The artist or arts organization telling this story was supported in part by a grant from the Kentucky Foundation for Women. KFW is based on the belief that when women and girls advance, so does Kentucky. For more information about the foundation and the social change artmaking being done by the individuals and organizations it supports, visit www.kfw.org." 

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Fiction Agriculture Challenges Empowerment Gender Heritage Rural-Urban Women Youth Books/Writing Southeast Agriculturalist Writer
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