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A well-behaved woman : a novel of the Vanderbilts / Therese Anne Fowler.

Fowler, Therese, (author.).

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  • 7 of 7 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

Alva Smith, her southern family destitute after the Civil War, married into one of America's great Gilded Age dynasties: the newly wealthy but socially shunned Vanderbilts. Ignored by New York's old-money circles and determined to win respect, she designed and built 9 mansions, hosted grand balls, and arranged for her daughter to marry a duke. But Alva also defied convention for women of her time, asserting power within her marriage and becoming a leader in the women's suffrage movement.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library FIC FOWLER (Text) 33892100565721 Adult Fiction Book None 10/30/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250095473
  • ISBN: 1250095476
  • Physical Description: 392 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018.

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Summary, etc.:
Alva Smith, her southern family destitute after the Civil War, married into one of America's great Gilded Age dynasties: the newly wealthy but socially shunned Vanderbilts. Ignored by New York's old-money circles and determined to win respect, she designed and built 9 mansions, hosted grand balls, and arranged for her daughter to marry a duke. But Alva also defied convention for women of her time, asserting power within her marriage and becoming a leader in the women's suffrage movement.
Subject: Belmont, Alva, 1853-1933 > Fiction.
Vanderbilt family > Fiction.
Socialites > Fiction.
United States > Social life and customs > 1865-1918 > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.

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