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Bowlaway : a novel / Elizabeth McCracken.

By: McCracken, Elizabeth [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : Ecco, An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2019]Edition: First edition.Description: 373 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780062862853; 0062862855.Subject(s): Families -- Massachusetts -- Fiction | Bowling alleys -- Fiction | Inheritance and succession -- Fiction | Bowling alleys -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Historical fiction. | Historical fiction.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Bowlaway.DDC classification: 813/.54 Summary: "A sweeping and enchanting new novel from the widely beloved, award-winning author Elizabeth McCracken about three generations of an unconventional New England family who own and operate a candlepin bowling alley"-- Provided by publisher.Summary: Bertha Truitt has always been an enigma to people in Salford, Massachusetts. She was discovered unconscious in a cemetery at the turn of the twentieth century-- nothing but a bowling ball, a candlepin, and fifteen pounds of gold on her person. She marries and starts a family with Leviticus Sprague, the doctor who revived her. The bowling alley she opens quickly becomes Salford's most defining landmark. When Bertha dies in a freak accident, her heretofore-unheard-of son arrives, claiming Truitt Alleys. This begins generations of inheritance battles, murky paternities, and hidden wills. -- adapted from jacket
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"A sweeping and enchanting new novel from the widely beloved, award-winning author Elizabeth McCracken about three generations of an unconventional New England family who own and operate a candlepin bowling alley"-- Provided by publisher.

Bertha Truitt has always been an enigma to people in Salford, Massachusetts. She was discovered unconscious in a cemetery at the turn of the twentieth century-- nothing but a bowling ball, a candlepin, and fifteen pounds of gold on her person. She marries and starts a family with Leviticus Sprague, the doctor who revived her. The bowling alley she opens quickly becomes Salford's most defining landmark. When Bertha dies in a freak accident, her heretofore-unheard-of son arrives, claiming Truitt Alleys. This begins generations of inheritance battles, murky paternities, and hidden wills. -- adapted from jacket

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