The Resource The dressmaker's dowry : a novel, Meredith Jaeger, (electronic resource)

The dressmaker's dowry : a novel, Meredith Jaeger, (electronic resource)

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The dressmaker's dowry : a novel
Title
The dressmaker's dowry
Title remainder
a novel
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Meredith Jaeger
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eng
Summary
For readers of Lucinda Riley, Sarah Jio, or Susan Meissner, this gripping historical debut novel tells the story of two women: one, an immigrant seamstress who disappears from San Francisco's gritty streets in 1876, and the other, a young woman in present day who must delve into the secrets of her husband's wealthy family only to discover that she and the missing dressmaker might be connected in unexpected ways. An exquisite ring, passed down through generations, connects two women who learn that love is a choice, and forgiveness is the key to freedom ... San Francisco: 1876Immigrant dressmakers Hannelore Schaeffer and Margaret O'Brien struggle to provide food for their siblings, while mending delicate clothing for the city's most affluent ladies. When wealthy Lucas Havensworth enters the shop, Hanna's future is altered forever. With Margaret's encouragement and the power of a borrowed green dress, Hanna dares to see herself as worthy of him. Then Margaret disappears, and Hanna turns to Lucas. Braving the gritty streets of the Barbary Coast and daring to enter the mansions of Nob Hill, Hanna stumbles upon Margaret's fate, forcing her to make a devastating decision ... one that will echo through the generations. San Francisco: Present DayIn her elegant Marina apartment overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge, Sarah Havensworth struggles to complete the novel she quit her job for. Afraid to tell her husband of her writer's block, Sarah is also hiding a darker secret--one that has haunted her for 14 years. Then a news headline from 1876 sparks inspiration: Missing Dressmakers Believed to be Murdered. Compelled to discover what happened to Hannelore and Margaret, Sarah returns to her roots as a journalist. Will her beautiful heirloom engagement ring uncover a connection to Hanna Schaeffer?
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Jaeger, Meredith
Dewey number
813/.6
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LC call number
PS3610.A34
LC item number
D74 2017ab
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fiction
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Read by Cassandra Campbell and Barrie Kreinik
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  • Campbell, Cassandra
  • Kreinik, Barrie
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  • Rings
  • Secrecy
  • FICTION
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
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The dressmaker's dowry : a novel, Meredith Jaeger, (electronic resource)
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  • Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (9 hr., 46 min., 52 sec.))
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online
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9780062659729
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Label
The dressmaker's dowry : a novel, Meredith Jaeger, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
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rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
  • Unabridged.
  • Retail edition.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9 hr., 46 min., 52 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9780062659729
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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c
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9f980344-170f-46e2-8563-546f64e3c9cf
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not applicable
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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(OCoLC)971892003
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