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Any Given Day: The Life and Times of Jessie Lee Brown Foveaux
Any Given Day The Life and Times of Jessie Lee Brown Foveaux Author:Jessie Lee Brown Foveaux ANY GIVEN DAY — The Life and Times of Jessie Lee Brown Foveaux — A Memoir of Twentieth-Century America — ISBN: 0-446-52343-7 — Foveaux started writing stories about her life for a senior citizens' writing group when she was 80 years old. Now that she is 98, they are being published. Her account reveals a woman who stoically faced much adversity. She... more » saw horse-drawn carriages give way to automobiles, worked for the war effort during both world wars, and survived an abusive marriage to an alcoholic husband while raising eight children during the Depression. Though the book has no high drama or real plot, lacks cadence, and could stand some additional editing and proofreading, readers will find much wisdom and truth in Foveaux's insights. Recommended for public libraries. [Foveaux was profiled on 60 Minutes.?Ed.]?Susan Dearstyne, Hudson Valley Community Coll., Troy, N.Y.
-?Susan Dearstyne, Hudson Valley Community Coll., Troy, N.Y.
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