A Good Woman: A Novel

A Good Woman: A Novel

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  • nineteen-year-old Annabelle Worthington Was Born Into A Life Of Privilege, But Everything Changed On An April Day In 1912, When The Sinking Of The Titanic Changed Her Family And Her World Forever. Finding Strength Within Her Grief, Annabelle Pours Herself Into Volunteer Work, Igniting A Passion For Medicine That Would Shape The Course Of Her Life.

    but For Annabelle, First Love, And A Seemingly Idyllic Marriage, Will Soon Bring Grief Caused By The Secrets Of Her Husband. Betrayed, And Pursued By Undeserved Scandal, Annabelle Flees New York For War-ravaged France, Hoping To Lose Herself In A Life Of Service. There, In The Heart Of The First World War, In A Groundbreaking Field Hospital Run By Women, Annabelle Finds Her True Calling, Studying Medicine And Saving Lives. And When The War Ends, Annabelle Begins A New Life In Paris Now A Doctor, A Mother, Her Past Almost Forgotten... Until A Fateful Meeting Opens Her Heart To The World She Had Left Behind.
    finding Strength In The Most Unlikely Of Friendships, Pulling Together The Broken Fragments Of Her Life, Annabelle Will Return To New York One More Time — This Time A Changed Woman, A Woman Of Substance, Infused With Life's Experience, Building A Future Filled With Hope...out Of The Rich Soil Of The Past.

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    nineteen-year-old Annabelle Worthington, The Only Daughter Of A Wealthy New York Banker, Weathers A Life Of Unexpected Catastrophe With Superhuman Patience In Steel's Solid Latest. After Her Father And Brother Die In The Sinking Of The titanic, Annabelle And Her Mother Go Into Mourning, And Annabelle Marries The Kindly Older Banker Josiah Millbank. After Two Years Of Unconsummated Marriage, He Reveals That He's Contracted Syphilis And Wants A Divorce So He Can Join His Male Lover. When Annabelle Refuses To Divorce Him, Josiah Files For It On The Basis Of Adultery, Forcing Annabelle, Now The Victim Of Vicious Rumors, To Flee New York. Alone In Paris, She Draws On Her Experience Volunteering At Ellis Island To Pursue A Career As A Doctor As Wwi Looms. Steel Toys With The Premise Of A Modern Woman, Though The Characterization Of Annabelle As A Good Woman Who Has Been Dragged Through The Mud Somewhat Mitigates Her Strength And Elemental Stubbornness. Steel's Fans Will Eat This Up-annabelle Is One Of The Better Protagonists Steel's Conjured Recently. (oct.)

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  • Author: Steel, Danielle.
  • Publisher: Dell
  • Pages: 416
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Edition: Reissue
  • Binding: Mass Market Paperback
  • MSRP: 7.99
  • ISBN13: 9780440243304
  • ISBN: 0440243300
  • Other ISBN: 9780440339106
  • Other ISBN Binding: saleableprint
  • Language: en
  • Quality Rating: 1
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