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Magic for Marigold Summary
Lucy Maud Montgomery

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Plot Summary

This novel by the author of the famous "Anne of Green Gables" series of books is the story of another spirited, independent girl who, over the course of the narrative's several years, grows into the beginnings of womanhood. Over time, as wealthy, nature-loving Marigold Lesley begins the struggle to discover and sustain her own sense of identity, she also learns important (and thematically relevant) lessons about being female, about the nature of imagination, and about religion and faith.

The story begins in the early days of Marigold's life, as the many members of her extended family gather, in Lesley family tradition, to decide what the newborn is to be called. The debate carries on for weeks, with no sign of resolution. At one point, however, the yet-unnamed baby falls dangerously ill, and much against the better judgment of most of the family, autocratic matriarch Old Grandmother calls in...

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