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A mother in history.

by Jean Stafford

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oswald, Marguerite C,
  • Oswald, Lee Harvey

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE842.9 .S67
    The Physical Object
    Pagination121 p.
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5985539M
    LC Control Number66015321
    OCLC/WorldCa390056

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The book is written by a talented magazine author with a keen eye who spent a couple weeks with Marguerite in the mids.

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Jean Stafford. Rating details 34 ratings 8 reviews. Marguerite Oswald, the mother of the man who killed Kennedy/5. Excellent Mother to child book. I bought 2 of them one for my daughter and one for my son.

I am filling them, but I wish I had bought them when the children were smaller. I waited till mine were 36 and 33 and memory is a little sketchy, the book is itself is GREAT!!!/5().

A MOTHER IN HISTORY by Jean Stafford ‧ RELEASE DATE: N/A Via McCall's (where it appeared- in parts,) this is, chiefly in her own words, a self-portrait of Marguerite Oswald as a mother ""speaking for history,"" but also in alternating roles as ""citizen, widow, public figure"" with a.

A mother in history. [Jean Stafford] -- Recorded interviews with Mrs. Marguerita Oswald, mother of Lee Harvey Oswald. Sections of the book appeared previously in "McCall's" magazine.

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