Daughters of the Revolution

1968 boasts hundreds of books chronicling its majesty and weirdness. But such is the complexity and relevance of the year that another well-done volume is always welcome, and Carolyn Cooke ups the ante with her period novel by injecting a dose of African-American sass into the whitebread environment of a fusty prep school, where a lone female student threatens to revolutionize the staid establishment: the whole era in miniature!

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