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The Tobacco Wives: A Novel


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Most anticipated by USA At this time, W Journal, New York Submit, Bustle, Buzzfeed, Reader’s Digest, PopSugar and extra!North Carolina, 1946. One girl. A discovery that would rewrite historical past.”A superbly rendered portrait of a younger girl discovering her braveness and her voice.”—Lisa Wingate, #1 New York Occasions bestselling creator Maddie Sykes is a burgeoning seamstress who’s simply arrived in Vivid Leaf, North Carolina—the tobacco capital of the South—the place her aunt has a thriving stitching enterprise. After years of struggle rations and shortages, Vivid Leaf is a affluent wonderland in full technicolor bloom, and Maddie is dazzled by the bustle of the crisply uniformed feminine manufacturing unit staff, the palatial houses, and, most of all, her aunt’s glossiest clientele: the wives of the highly effective tobacco executives.However she quickly learns that Vivid Leaf isn’t fairly the carefree paradise that it appears. A path of misfortune follows most of the girls, together with substantial well being issues, and though Maddie is fast to imagine that this can be a coincidence, she inadvertently uncovers proof that implies in any other case.Maddie needs to report what she is aware of, however in a city the place everybody is determined by Large Tobacco to outlive, she doesn’t know who she will belief—and fears that exposing the reality might destroy the lives of the proud, sturdy girls with whom she has cast sturdy bonds.Shedding gentle on the hidden historical past of girls’s activism in the course of the post-war interval, at its coronary heart, The Tobacco Wives is a deeply human, emotionally satisfying, and dramatic novel concerning the energy of feminine connection and the significance of in search of fact.“It is a story of braveness, of girls prepared to take a stand within the face of company greed, and most positively a story for our instances.”—Fiona Davis, New York Occasions bestselling creator