Readers may come to Vera for a tale about the San Francisco earthquake but will find a story about motherhood.
Find on WorldCat
“I sometimes wondered what it would have been like to be raised a normal girl,” says the narrator of Carol Edgarian’s novel Vera. “But that was not my story.”
It is 1906, and Vera Johnson is being raised in a “respectable” household by a widowed Swedish woman pretending to be her mother. Vera’s real mother,…
Stay on top of new releases: Sign up for our enewsletters to receive reading recommendations in your favorite genres every Tuesday.