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Fox's Earth

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 560 Nombre de pages
Determined to make the magnificent Georgia house Fox's Earth her own, abused miller's daughter Ruth Yancey achieves her ends, only... Lire la suite
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Determined to make the magnificent Georgia house Fox's Earth her own, abused miller's daughter Ruth Yancey achieves her ends, only to become the cruel mistress of the house and a jealous protector of many secrets.

"A splendid book...absolutely mesmerizing!"
-- Chicago Tribune Book World

Auteur
Anne Rivers Siddons was born in a small railroad town just south of Atlanta, where her family has lived for six generations. She attended Auburn University and later joined the staff of Atlanta magazine. Her first novel, Heartbreak Hotel, a story of her college days at Auburn, was later made into a movie called Heart of Dixie, starring Ally Sheedy. Since then she has written fifteen more novels, many of which have been bestsellers. Recently, a movie version of her later novel The House Next Door was aired on LifeTime Network. Ms. Siddons now divides her time between Atlanta and Brooklin, Maine.

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The dark but seductive tale of five generations of Southern women and the house that was both their greatest inheritance and their most confining prison. In 1904, Ruth Yancey is only ten years old when she is brought to live at the magnificent mansion called Fox's Earth. But the impoverished daughter of an abusive mill worker has already internalized her mother's steely code: Men may hold all the power, but a woman possesses one thing that can get her anything in the world she wants...if she's prepared to make certain sacrifices. Deserted by her mother in order to give her a better chance at wealth, Ruth's own ambition drives her to possess Fox's Earth at any cost, even though her sacrifice will ultimately be her own husband, children, and grandchildren.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Fox's Earth
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Code EAN: 9781416553533
ISBN: 978-1-4165-5353-3
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Simon & Schuster N.Y.
Genre: Romans et récits
nombre de pages: 560
Poids: 483g
Taille: H210mm x B135mm x T41mm
Année: 2007

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