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Fortune's rocks : a novel

Author: Anita Shreve
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In 1890s Boston, a 15-year-old upper-class girl is banished to a convent following an affair with a married doctor which left her pregnant. The girl is forced to surrender the child for adoption, but she subsequently goes to court to recuperate it, and eventually marries the doctor. A study in the mores and manners of the day.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Bildungsromans
Coming-of-age stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anita Shreve
ISBN: 0316781010 9780316781015 0965455572 9780965455572
OCLC Number: 41991464
Description: 453 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Anita Shreve.
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In 1890s Boston, a 15-year-old upper-class girl is banished to a convent following an affair with a married doctor which left her pregnant. The girl is forced to surrender the child for adoption, but she subsequently goes to court to recuperate it, and eventually marries the doctor. A study in the mores and manners of the day.

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