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Another Part of the House

by Winston M. Estes

ISBN 0397006322 / 9780397006328 / 0-397-00632-2
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Language English
Edition Hardcover
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First published in 1970, Another Part of the House is a simple, direct, intimate story of family life in a small Texas town during the Depression.  Told by 10-year-old Larry Morrison, it reflects Larrys uncertainty as he sees the security of his familymother, father, and 15 year-old brother, Tadthreatened by immediate forces such as his fathers neer-do-well brother, Uncle Calvin, and by larger, more serious adversariesthe Depression, the drought, the dust and, most incomprehensible of all, death.  How the family deals with them while preserving its own strength and unity is the story.