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A well-behaved woman : a novel of the Vanderbilts

Fowler, Therese (author.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781432857134
  • ISBN: 1432857134
  • Physical Description: large print
    677 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Large Print Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2019.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Alva Smith, her southern family destitute after the Civil War, married into one of America's great Gilded Age dynasties: the newly wealthy but socially shunned Vanderbilts. Ignored by New York's old-money circles and determined to win respect, she designed and built nine mansions, hosted grand balls, and arranged for her daughter to marry a duke. But Alva also defied convention for women of her time, asserting power within her marriage and becoming a leader in the women's suffrage movement.
Subject: Belmont, Alva -- 1853-1933 -- Fiction
Vanderbilt family -- Fiction
Socialites -- Fiction
Families -- Fiction
Large type books
United States -- Social life and customs -- 1865-1918 -- Fiction
Genre/Form: Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Domestic fiction.

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