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The day the falls stood still

Author: Cathy Marie Buchanan
Publisher: London : Hutchinson, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Niagara Falls, 1915. When Bess Heath returns to her family home near the picturesque falls, it is to an unfamiliar scene - the elegance of the life she once knew has vanished. Her father is a broken man, jobless and losing hope, and her mother is struggling to keep the family afloat. Isabel, the lively, charismatic sister Bess has always relied on, is almost unrecognisable. Her engagement called off, she languishes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: General fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cathy Marie Buchanan
ISBN: 9780091925963 0091925967 9780091925956 0091925959
OCLC Number: 458729644
Description: 307 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Cathy Marie Buchanan.

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Bess Heath is born to a life of privilege, one bound by Edwardian convention and a duty to marry well. But in 1915, on the verge of her eighteenth birthday, she returns home from school to an  Read more...

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"This is a wonderful love story about two people from opposite sides of the tracks enduring the hardest of hardships to be together ... Buchanan weaves Niagara Falls' history and her storytelling Read more...

 
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