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Master of his fate

Author: Barbara Taylor Bradford
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018.
Series: House of Falconer, bk. 1
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Victorian England is a country of sharp divides between rich and poor, but James Lionel Falconer is everything a self-made man should be: handsome, ambitious, charming, and brimming with self-confidence. Even as a boy working in his father's market stall in Camden, he was determined to become a merchant prince. Through hard work and a single-minded determination, James rises quickly through the ranks, with a loving  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Taylor Bradford
ISBN: 9781250187390 1250187397
OCLC Number: 1039906323
Description: pages cm
Series Title: House of Falconer, bk. 1
Responsibility: Barbara Taylor Bradford.

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Victorian England is a country of sharp divides between rich and poor, but James Lionel Falconer is everything a self-made man should be: handsome, ambitious, charming, and brimming with self-confidence. Even as a boy working in his father's market stall in Camden, he was determined to become a merchant prince. Through hard work and a single-minded determination, James rises quickly through the ranks, with a loving wife, devoted children, and a lofty position in the Malvern & Malvern Company. But when back-to-back tragedies strike the Falconer home, shattering this idyllic life, it seems as though James might never recover his former glory... until a royal summons gives him the chance to prove that he truly is a master of the game.

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