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    Calling me home [large print] / Julie Kibler.
    by Kibler, Julie.
    Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning , 2013.
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  • Interracial dating -- Fiction.
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  • Female friendship -- Fiction.
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  • Self-realization in women -- Fiction.
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  • Large type books.
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  • Kentucky -- Fiction.
  • ISBN: 
    9781410455970 (hardcover)
    1410455971 (hardcover)
    Bib #: 
    841409
    Genre: 
    Historical fiction.
    Series: 
    Wheeler large print hardcover series
    Description: 
    525 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
    Edition: 
    Large Print edition.
    Summary: 
    Eighty-nine-year-old Isabelle McAllister has a favor to ask her hairdresser, Dorrie Curtis. Isabelle wants Dorrie, a black single mother in her thirties, to drop everything and drive her from her home in Arlington, Texas, to a funeral in Cincinnati--with no clear explanation why--tomorrow. Over the years, Dorrie and Isabelle have developed more than just a business relationship: they are friends. But Dorrie, fretting over the new man in her life and her teenage son's irresponsible choices, still wonders why Isabelle chose her. Isabelle confesses that, as a willful teen in 1930s Kentucky, she fell deeply in love with Robert Prewitt, a would-be doctor and the black son of her family's housekeeper--in a town where blacks weren't allowed after dark. The tale of their forbidden relationship and its tragic consequences makes it clear Dorrie and Isabelle are headed for a gathering of the utmost importance and that the history of Isabelle's first and greatest love just might help Dorrie find her own way.
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