THE SECRET WE LOST

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DRAMA

20th Century (multiple decades)

LINDA SMOLKIN

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A middle-aged woman whose life is at a crossroads navigates her changing relationship with her adult daughter as well as the troubled one she has with her own mother while trying to carve out her own identity as an individual.

Genre

Drama,

Short Summary

Elsa Kartchner becomes her mother's primary caregiver after deep-seated resentment tore them apart. After her mother's death she begins to heal by telling her daughter of the horrible death of her young son.


Elsa makes peace with Laura and moves to be closer to her while finding a new love and life to move forward with.

Setting

WASHINGTON DC; RUSSIA

Based on a True Story

No

Plot - Premise

Tragedy

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Elsa Kartchner

Age: 45

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Faithful, Gracious, Honorable, Obedient, Secretive, Complex, Empathetic

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Female leaning

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2018

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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