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Fortune Is a Woman (Paperback)

Author:  Elizabeth Adler
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0440211468
ISBN-13: 9780440211464
Sku: 30066843
Publish Date: 1/1/1993
Pages:  592
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In the aftermath of San Franciscos 1906 earthquake, Mandarin Lai Tsin, a runaway American heiress, and a young Englishwoman meet and, burying their bloody secrets, they form a bond that will endure through the 1960s. Reprint. *Author: Adler, Elizabeth *Publication Date: 1993/01/01 *Number of Pages: 577 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.25 *Width: 4.00 *Height: 6.75
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The three met in the aftermath of San Franciscos devastating 1906 earthquake--the Mandarin Lai Tsin, a runaway American heiress, and a young Englishwoman. Against all odds they made their dreams come true, building one of the worlds largest trading companies and most luxurious hotels... They had only each other--and bloody secrets to bury even as they rose to dizzying heights, wary of love yet vulnerable to passion in its most dangerous forms... The Mandarin would pass his multi-billion-dollar empire only to the women in the Lai Tsin dynasty--along with one last devastating truth....Sweeping from the turn of the century through the 1960's, from the Orient to San Francisco and New York, Elizabeth Adler has written a magnificent novel of new wealth and old privilege, family passions and secret shame, of women surviving, triumphant, in the riveting saga of romantic intrigue.The acclaimed novel of glamour, glory, and greed by the bestselling author of The Rich Shall Inherit and The Property of a Lady. Sweeping from the turn of the century through the 1960s, from the Orient to San Francisco to New York, this is the powerful story of new wealth and old privilege, of family passions and posssessions, a riveting saga of romantic intrigue.Two women escape from their fathers' homes and meet under the tutelage of the mysterious Lai Tsin after the 1906 San Francisco earthquakeThe three met in the aftermath of San Francisco's devastating 1906 earthquake--the Mandarin Lai Tsin, a runaway American heiress, and a young Englishwoman. Against all odds they made their dreams come true, building one of the world's largest trading companies and most luxurious hotels... They had only each other--and bloody secrets to bury even as they rose to dizzying heights, wary of love yet vulnerable to passion in its most dangerous forms... The Mandarin would pass his multi-billion-dollar empire only to the women in the Lai Tsin dynasty--along with one last devastating truth....

Sweeping from the turn of the century through the 1960's, from the Orient to San Francisco and New York, Elizabeth Adler has written a magnificent novel of new wealth and old privilege, family passions and secret shame, of women surviving, triumphant, in the riveting saga of romantic intrigue.
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