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Back in print: an early novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Angle of Repose and Crossing to Safety. When her younger sister Elspeth comes to live with Margaret and her husband, Alec, on their Iowa farm, Margaret finds her generous spirit tested as a friendship developes between Alec and Elspeth
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Margaret Stuart, the proud wife of a prosperous Iowa farmer, sets high standards for herself and others. Happy in her marriage, she tries to look the other way when her genial husband, Alec, takes to the bottle. When Elspeth, Margaret's sister, comes to live with them, the young woman is immediately captivated by the beauty and vital...