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It happened at the fair : a novel

Author: Deeanne Gist
Publisher: Nashville, TN : Howard Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gambling everything, including the family farm, Cullen McNamara travels to the 1893 Chicago World's Fair with his most recent invention. But the noise in the fair's Machinery Hall makes it impossible to communicate with potential buyers. In an act of desperation, he hires Della Wentworth, a teacher of the deaf, to tutor him in the art of lip-reading. The young teacher is reluctant to participate, and Cullen has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Christian fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deeanne Gist
ISBN: 9781476738499 1476738491 9781451692372 1451692374
OCLC Number: 800024693
Description: viii, 418 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Deeanne Gist.

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Gambling everything, including the family farm, Cullen McNamara travels to the 1893 Chicago World's Fair with his most recent invention. But the noise in the fair's Machinery Hall makes it impossible to communicate with potential buyers. In an act of desperation, he hires Della Wentworth, a teacher of the deaf, to tutor him in the art of lip-reading. The young teacher is reluctant to participate, and Cullen has trouble keeping his mind on his lessons while intently watching her lips. Like the newly invented Ferris wheel, he is caught in a whirl between his girl back home, his dreams as an inventor, and his unexpected attraction to his new tutor. Can he keep his feet on the ground, or will he be carried away?

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