The Reluctant Heart

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The Reluctant Heart

The Reluctant Heart Penny has retired from the theatre to a country farm to concentrate on family However a part in a Broadway show may pique her interest to return to the theatre How will her husband s preferences infl

  • Title: The Reluctant Heart
  • Author: Janet Lambert
  • ISBN: 9781930009318
  • Page: 162
  • Format: Paperback
  • Penny has retired from the theatre to a country farm to concentrate on family However, a part in a Broadway show may pique her interest to return to the theatre How will her husband s preferences influence her decision

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    1. Karen on said:

      Penny is enjoying her time as a housewife and mother to two out in the country. It's a contrast to her life as an actress, but is it as satisfying as she seems to think? Focusing on Penny's struggle to balance her career and her personal life in a way that works for her family, Penny has to face some of her fears. After the scare when her nephew developed polio, Penny doesn't like leaving her own children for long as she worries about them constantly. Seeing what her brother and sister-in-law go [...]

    2. Linda on said:

      I would have given this book the benefit of the doubt and increased it to 4 stars, simply because it is part of the Parrish series, but the titles I liked much better I only gave 4 stars to so this one has to be one less. It's not that it is badly written, because that isn't the case; it's as well written as any of the other Lambert books. It's just that it's appeal for me was less than the others. As the author says in her letter at the beginning: this is the story of Penny Parrish MacDonald an [...]

    3. Dichotomy Girl on said:

      The charm in this book for me, was in how the struggle was played between wife/motherhood and career in 1950. I particularly liked the part where Penny asks her husband Josh something like "Do you think it will ever get easier for women to leave their children and go off to work" And Josh replies "yes, in time, they've only been in the workforce a short time (i.e. since WWII).I thought this was pretty insightful considering the time. However, my happy feeling was crumpled a little bit on the nex [...]

    4. CLM on said:

      I must admit that I like Penny much better when she is striving to be an actress, rather than wondering if she can juggle her career with motherhood.

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