By Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey
At the flip of the century, a time while girls had few offerings, Bess Steed Garner inherits a legacynot simply of wealth yet of selection and wish, making her really a lady of self sustaining ability. From the early 1900s in the course of the Sixties, we accompany Bess as she endures life's trials and triumphs with unfailing braveness and indomitable spirit: the sacrifices love occasionally calls for of the guts, the issues and rewards of marriage, the often-tested bond among mom and baby, and the desire to defy a society that calls for conformity. Now, with this gorgeous alternate paperback variation, Penguin will introduce a brand new iteration of readers to this richly woven tale. . .and to Bess Steed Garner, a lady for all ages.
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