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A proper pursuit

Author: Lynn N Austin
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Bethany House, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in Chicago during the time of the World's Fair, this is the story of Violet Hayes whose search to find her mother exposes the young woman to the world about her--from high society to the poor immigrant families; from the suffragette movement to the security of a suitable marriage match. As Violet contemplates what course her life will take, she will discover the missing parts of her family's past--and,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Christian fiction
Local author
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn N Austin
ISBN: 9780764204401 0764204408 9780764228919 0764228919 9780739490280 0739490281
OCLC Number: 141484220
Awards: Winner of Christy Awards (Historical) 2008
Description: 432 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Lynn Austin.

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When Violet Hayes ventures to Chicago during the time of the Worlds Fair, her one goal is to find her mother, who has been missing from her life since she was nine. As Violet contemplates what course  Read more...

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by gcawood (WorldCat user on 2008-03-05)

"When young Violet Hayes hears that her father plans to marry the ghastly widow Maude O'Neill, she sets off for Chicago in 1893 under the guise of visiting the World's Fair, but Violet's real purpose is to find her mother, who had divorced her father years ago, and to prevent her father's ridiculous marriage." -Library Journal

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"In an engrossing read, three-time Christy Award-winner Austin (All She Ever Wanted; Hidden Places) explores the lives of four women...all in all, Austin offers a very enjoyable journey...." "Austin Read more...

 
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