The Resource Rich friends, Jacqueline Briskin, (electronic resource)

Rich friends, Jacqueline Briskin, (electronic resource)

Label
Rich friends
Title
Rich friends
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline Briskin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
New York Times-bestselling author Jacqueline Briskin's steamy romantic saga about two generations of a privileged California family that chases the American dream, from the post-World War II boom years to the turbulent, psychedelic 1960s The year 1946 in America is a time for seizing opportunities - and the best way for a woman to get ahead is to marry well. Descended from the wealthy Van Vliets, owners of a successful supermarket chain, Em Wynan is the first of her sorority sisters to walk down the aisle with a handsome war veteran. Nine months later, she delivers fraternal twin sons. Em's younger sister, the fun-loving Caroline, is her polar opposite, championing liberal causes at UCLA and falling in love with a radical writer. For Caroline's best friend, Beverly Linde, finding the right husband is more complicated because as a Holocaust survivor, she will carry the stigma and horrors of World War II forever. Set against the backdrop of a radically changing American landscape, the lives of these three women intersect through decades of friendship, rivalry, love, and inconsolable loss. As Em, Caroline, and Beverly's children come of age during the 1960s - a time of danger and drugs, the breakdown of society's sexual taboos, and inner peace found among bizarre cults - they discover that parents cannot always save their children from tragedy, even if they have powerful, rich friends. Steeped in atmosphere and authentic historical detail, Jacqueline Briskin's novel of ambition, hope, and family still resonates today
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Briskin, Jacqueline
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Rich people
  • Electronic books
  • California, Southern
Target audience
adult
Label
Rich friends, Jacqueline Briskin, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11557254
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11557254
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11557254
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Rich friends, Jacqueline Briskin, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11557254
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11557254
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11557254
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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