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The undertaker's daughter

by Mayfield, Katherine, 1958-

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"Kate Mayfield's first foray into nonfiction is a vivid Southern memoir that reads like a novel, about growing up in Jubilee, Kentucky as the daughter of a charismatic but troubled small-town undertaker--imagine Mad Men's Sally Draper growing up in the world of The Help"-- Full description

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Summary: "Kate Mayfield's first foray into nonfiction is a vivid Southern memoir that reads like a novel, about growing up in Jubilee, Kentucky as the daughter of a charismatic but troubled small-town undertaker--imagine Mad Men's Sally Draper growing up in the world of The Help"--
What if the place you called "home" happened to be a funeral home? Mayfield explores what it meant to be the daughter of a small-town undertaker 1960s. Jubilee, Kentucky. It was a segregated, god-fearing community where no one kept secrets-- except the ones they were buried with. The family saw it all.... including the quiet ruin of her father, who hid alcoholism and infidelity behind a cool, charismatic exterior.
Physical Description: 350 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN: 9781476757285 (hardback)
1476757283 (hardback)
9781476757292 (trade paper)
1476757291 (trade paper)
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