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- Patience and Sarah, by Isabel Miller (originally published in 1969 as A Place For Us)
About the book
- Arsenal Pulp Press, 2005, 225 p. Goodreads
- Originally self-published in 1969 as A Place For Us. Published as Patience and Sarah in 1971
- The novel won the Stonewall Book Award in 1971 (American Library Association Gay Book Award), and was listed on The Publishing Triangle’s list of 100 Best Lesbian and Gay Novels
- The novel is based on a real-life painter named Mary Ann Willson who lived with her companion Miss Brundage in the early 19th century in Greene County, New York.
- The books was adapted into a 1998 opera by Paula M. Kimper.
- My rating: 3,5 stars
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