Experiment Station Road

Rated 5.00/5 based on 1 reviews
Experiment Station Road, a quirky but poignant coming-of-age story, invites the reader through a decade of discovery with Ellen Merrill as she slams into community prejudice, advocates with Cesar Chavez and conceals a clandestine but sweet romance. Ellen's revelation is clear: the value of a solo voice lifted in a community of noise shakes up the world and allows the experiment to continue. More

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  • Category: Fiction » Coming of age
  • Words: 101,550
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9781465769091
About Gwen Mansfield

Gwen Mansfield lives in the Northwest with her family. She completed a BA and a MA in Theatre and an MFA in Creative Writing from University of New Orleans. She teaches theatre and creative writing. EXPERIMENT STATION ROAD is her first novel. "Captured in a world of words and driven to invite the reader on a redemptive journey, I am committed to explore the condition of humanity, assemble the puzzle pieces of plot and find a way to tell my tale." Gwen Mansfield


Review by: Kathleen Mitchell on Nov. 24, 2011 :
Gwen courageously confronts the reality of prejudice, while artistically weaving together a love story between seemingly forbidden lovers. I am ever impressed at the descriptive quality of Gwen Mansfield's writing. She is able to create a world within the pages of her novel that not only draws me in, but asks the hard questions that other novels of prejudice only hint at. Experiment Station Road is gem for anyone interested in the history of migrant workers, the hope for those that believe in hard work, or the beauty of true love conquering all, even prejudice.
Read this book! Allow yourself to invest in the characters, change with them as they discover the true meaning of freedom, the nobility of acceptance and the fulfillment of grace. You won't be disappointed, I promise you that! -Paige Mitchell
(reviewed 14 days after purchase)
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