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The wedding dress : a novel

Author: Danielle Steel
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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From the glamorous San Francisco social scene of the 1920s, through war and the social changes of the '60s, to the rise of Silicon Valley today, this extraordinary novel takes us on a family odyssey that is both heartbreaking and inspiring, as each generation faces the challenges of their day. The Parisian design houses in 1928, the crash of 1929, the losses of war, the drug culture of the 1960s - history holds  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Steel, Danielle,
The wedding dress
New York : Delacorte Press, 2020.
(DLC) 2019038596
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Danielle Steel
ISBN: 9780399179594 0399179593
OCLC Number: 1111393813
Description: 291 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Danielle Steel.

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From the glamorous San Francisco social scene of the 1920s, through war and the social changes of the '60s, to the rise of Silicon Valley today, this extraordinary novel takes us on a family odyssey that is both heartbreaking and inspiring, as each generation faces the challenges of their day. The Parisian design houses in 1928, the crash of 1929, the losses of war, the drug culture of the 1960s - history holds many surprises, and lives are changed forever. For richer or for poorer, in cramped apartments and grand mansions, the treasured wedding dress made in Paris in 1928 follows each generation into their new lives, and represents different hopes for each of them, as they marry very different men. From inherited fortunes at the outset to self-made men and women, the wedding dress remains a cherished constant for the women who wear it in each generation and forge a destiny of their own. It is a symbol of their remaining traditions and the bond of family they share in an ever-changing world.

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