New PDF release: A Well Behaved Woman: a novel of the Vanderbilts

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ISBN-13: 9781250095473

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'This is a superb ebook! Fowler's portrait is so nuanced, so advanced by way of context, and so trained by way of her personal capacious generosity that we won't aid being drawn in' Karen pleasure Fowler, writer of We Are All thoroughly Beside Ourselves

OUTSPOKEN. courageous. remarkable. FIERCE.

Alva Smith, her Southern kinfolk destitute after the Civil War, married into considered one of America's nice Gilded Age dynasties: the newly filthy rich yet socially kept away from Vanderbilts. overlooked by way of New York's old-money circles and decided to win recognize, she designed and equipped 9 mansions, hosted grand balls, and organized for her daughter to marry a duke. yet Alva additionally defied conference for ladies of her time, announcing strength inside of her marriage and changing into a pacesetter within the women's suffrage flow.

With a nod to Jane Austen and Edith Wharton, Therese Anne Fowler paints a glittering global of huge wealth contrasted opposed to determined poverty, of social ambition and social scorn, of friendship and betrayal, and an unforgettable tale of a striking woman.

GOOD BEHAVIOUR WILL purely GET a girl SO FAR.

'Not simply breathtakingly alive, yet dazzlingly and profoundly well timed. A must-read masterpiece.' Caroline Leavitt, New York occasions bestselling writer of Pictures of You

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