By Daphne Athas
Winner of the Sir Walter Raleigh Award: A funny and unprecedented account of the lives of 3 younger sisters throughout the nice Depression.
it really is 1939 and lifestyles has replaced vastly for the Bishop kinfolk. After wasting their funds and being pressured to desert their beautiful beach domestic in Connecticut, they flow to the all-black Southern city of Ephesus. Patriarch P. Q. (which may stand for abnormal) is a dreamer whose failed makes an attempt at a variety of schemes have landed the Bishops in a squalid shack that by no means remains hot and collects soot like a dustbin. And Mrs. Bishop is having an most unlikely time adjusting to their below aristocratic stipulations. yet adolescent daughters Irene, Urie, and the zany Loco Poco—with their eccentric personalities and garments made of tablecloths—won’t enable whatever cease them from taking over the world.
Little Women meets The Grapes of Wrath, Daphne Athas’s award-winning novel has been hailed via critics and named the best books of the yr via Time journal. Entering Ephesus is a wonderful and unforgettable tale of lifestyles throughout the nice melancholy in the course of the eyes of 3 younger, vivacious women.