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Patchwork Society

Sharon Johnston

Publisher: Dundurn

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Follow-up novel to Matrons and Madams, set in small town Northern Ontario, where two women join the struggling masses from all walks of life trying to weather the Great Depression
Portrays small town social dynamics in a sweeping historical tale inspired by her family history
Author is the wife of the former Governor General of Canada, David Johnston
Author draws on her background as a physical therapist, her extensive experience in Canadian politics, and her personal connection with the Shingwauk Indian Residential School

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