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By Annie Jacobsen

Lexi, a tender Mennonite lady from Saskatchewan, involves paintings as housekeeper and nanny for a doctor’s kinfolk in Waterloo, Ontario, in the course of the melancholy. Dr. Gerald Oliver is a good-looking philanderer who lives along with his neurotic and alcoholic spouse, Cammy, and their youngsters. Lexi quickly adapts to trendy conveniences, fortunately wears Cammy’s pricey eliminate outfits, and is remodeled from an blameless right into a stylish city attractiveness. while Lexi is termed domestic to Saskatchewan to deal with her loss of life mom, she returns a replaced individual.

At domestic, Lexi reveals a magazine written via her older brother throughout the family’s trip from Russia to Canada. In it she reads of a tragedy stored mystery for years, one hat reconciles her early tmemories of her mom as pleased and loving with the pressured girl she grew to become in Canada. Lexi returns to Waterloo, the place a quandary of her personal, coupled with the information of this mystery, serves because the catalyst for her cognizance that, in contrast to her mom, she needs to create her personal future.

Watermelon Syrup is a vintage bildungsroman: the story of a naive younger girl on the crossroads of a conventional, restrictive global and a latest one with its freedom, dangers, and duties.

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