Review: Daughters of the Revolution by Carolyn Cooke
Carolyn Cooke is a master of the short story form—she won the O. Henry Award for her collection, The Bostons. Cooke’s debut novel, Daughters of the Revolution, is also set in New England in the late 60’s, in a town called Cape Wilde.
The epicenter of much of the action, even if it might not seem so at
first, is the Goode School—a prep school for boys. Principal Goddard
Byrd, known simply as “God,” is absolutely against allowing co-education
in his school. “Over my dead body” is his constant refrain when asked