The Keepers of the House

The Keepers of the House

A Novel

Book - 2003
Average Rating:
1
Rate this:
Entrenched on the same land since the early 1800s, the Howlands have, for seven generations, been pillars of their southern community. Extraordinary family lore has been passed down to Abigail Howland, but not all of it. When shocking facts come to light about her late grandfather William's relationship with Margaret Carmichael, a black housekeeper, the community is outraged, and quickly gathers to vent its fury on Abigail. Alone in the house the Howlands built, she is at once shaken by those who have betrayed her, and determined to punish the town that has persecuted her and her kin. Morally intricate, graceful, and suspenseful, The Keepers of the House has become a modern classic.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2003, 1964.
Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed.
ISBN: 9781400030743
1400030749
Branch Call Number: GRA
Characteristics: 309 p.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

p
posie12
Jan 10, 2017

Very well written; in 1965 it must have been quite controversial . I really like books that reflects the condition of life in the south at that time.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at ORL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top