Gain

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In Lacewood, Illinois, Laura Bodey, a divorced mother of two and real estate agent, plunges into a new existence when she learns that she has cancer.This same small town is home to Clare & Company, a soap manufacturer begun by three brothers in nineteenth-century Boston. Over the course of more than a century, it transforms into a powerful international corporation. Clare & Company’s stunning growth reflects America’s kaleidoscopic history, yet for Laura and her family, this wild success has profound and lasting consequences.

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From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Overstory and Bewilderment, a visionary novel about the failings of the American dream.

‘It’s not possible for powers to write an uninteresting book’ Margaret Atwood

In Lacewood, Illinois, Laura Bodey, a divorced mother of two and real estate agent, plunges into a new existence when she learns that she has cancer.

This same small town is home to Clare & Company, a soap manufacturer begun by three brothers in nineteenth-century Boston. Over the course of more than a century, it transforms into a powerful international corporation.

Clare & Company’s stunning growth reflects America’s kaleidoscopic history, yet for Laura and her family, this wild success has profound and lasting consequences.

‘Penetrating and splendidly written… Dazzling’ New York Times

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Dimensions19.8 × 12.9 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

368

Language

English

Edition

Reprint

Dewey

813.6 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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