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Sister Noon

Author: Karen Joy Fowler
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"San Francisco in the Gilded Age; great fortunes are being made and family dynasties established as new money erases the often unsavory pasts and shady dealings of their founders. By dint of birth, Lizzie Hayes is part of this elite. But Lizzie, seemingly so docile, hides within her a passionate heart. All she needs is the spark that will liberate her from the ruling conventions. And that spark is Mary Ellen  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fowler, Karen Joy.
Sister Noon.
New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©2001
(OCoLC)606548934
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Joy Fowler
ISBN: 0399147500 9780399147500
OCLC Number: 45207916
Notes: "A Marian Wood book"--Title page verso.
Awards: Short-listed for PEN/Faulkner Award 2002
Description: 321 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Karen Joy Fowler.

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"San Francisco in the Gilded Age; great fortunes are being made and family dynasties established as new money erases the often unsavory pasts and shady dealings of their founders. By dint of birth, Lizzie Hayes is part of this elite. But Lizzie, seemingly so docile, hides within her a passionate heart. All she needs is the spark that will liberate her from the ruling conventions. And that spark is Mary Ellen Pleasant."--Jacket.

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