Town Father, Or, Where Graceful Girls Abound
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Set against the rough-and-ready backdrop of Gold Country, Town Father chronicles the occidental adventure of Hestia’s choice, Henry O’Farrell, as he comes to believe in the women’s feminist dream, living their trials and tragedies at their side. Rosella Kimball (architect), Lucien Thorpe (poet, philosopher), Maisie Grace (markswoman), Tilly Swan (builder), and the object of his private affections, Avis Honeycutt (executive) -- along with 295 other utopian trailblazers -- may not be his wives, but they become his loves. Hestia, named for the Greek goddess of hearth and home, is where he was always meant to be.
The only question is whether society at large will let them all live in peace…