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In need of a good wife, Kelly O'Connor McNees

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In need of a good wife
Title
In need of a good wife
Statement of responsibility
Kelly O'Connor McNees
Title variation
In need of a good wife
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"For Clara Bixby, brokering mail-order brides is a golden business opportunity--and a desperately needed chance to start again. If she can help New York women find husbands in a far-off Nebraska town, she can build an independent new life away from her own loss and grief. Clara's ambitions are shared by two other women, who are also willing to take any risk. Quiet immigrant Elsa hopes to escape her life of servitude and at last shape her own destiny. And Rowena, the willful, impoverished heiress, jumps at the chance to marry a humble stranger and repay a heartbreaking debt. All three struggle to find their true place in the world, leaving behind who they were in order to lay claim to the person they want to be. Along the way, each must face unexpected obstacles and dangerous choices, but they also help to forge a nation unlike any that came before. "--
Summary
After her husband leaves her alone and jobless in post-Civil War New York City, Clara Bixby hatches a business plan to bring willing mail-order brides across the country to start a new life with the bachelors of Destination, Nebraska
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Character
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10153081
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McNees, Kelly O'Connor
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.C58595
LC item number
I5 2012
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Mail order brides
  • Businesswomen
  • United States
  • FICTION / Historical
Target audience
adult
Label
In need of a good wife, Kelly O'Connor McNees
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Publication
Control code
2012004002
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Berkley Trade paperback ed.
Extent
387 p.
Isbn
9780425257920
Lccn
2012004002
Label
In need of a good wife, Kelly O'Connor McNees
Publication
Control code
2012004002
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Berkley Trade paperback ed.
Extent
387 p.
Isbn
9780425257920
Lccn
2012004002

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