And Ladies of the Club
Title: And Ladies of the Club
Author: Helen Hooven Santmyer
A saga of the lives of two families in a small southwestern Ohio town chronicles the town’s political, cultural, and social transformation, between 1868 and 1932, as seen through the eyes of members of the local women’s literary club.
A #1 New York Times bestseller—and an American classic—now in trade paperback…
A groundbreaking bestseller with two and a half million copies in print, “...And Ladies of the Club” centers on the members of a book club and their struggles to understand themselves, each other, and the tumultuous world they live in. A true classic, it is sure to enchant, enthrall, and intrigue readers for years to come.
“A great novel that is American to its core…so gently memorable, so bursting with life, that those who abandon themselves to its pages will find it claiming a permanent place close to their hearts.”—New York Daily News
“A warm, evocative, often hilarious picture of society, culture, politics and family life.”—Atlanta Constitution
“A warmly human story…never flags from first page to last.”—Publishers Weekly
“It is hard to think of a better place to spend the summer than in [Helen Hooven Santmyer’s] world.”—Cosmopolitan
“Should not be missed by anyone who has enjoyed the works of Sinclair Lewis, Thornton Wilder or even Laura Ingalls Wilder.”—UPI