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The Wives of Henry Oades

Autor: Moran, Johanna

Editorial: Ballantine Books

Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Precio de Lista:$15.00
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The Wives of Henry Oades : When Henry Oades accepts an accountancy post in New Zealand, his wife, Margaret, and their children follow him to exotic Wellington. But while Henry is an adventurer, Margaret is not. Their new home is rougher and more rustic than they expected - and a single night of tragedy shatters the family when the native Maori stage an uprising, kidnapping Margaret and her children.

For months, Henry scours the surrounding wilderness, until all hope is lost and his wife and children are presumed dead. Grief-stricken, he books passage to California. There he marries Nancy Foreland, a young widow with a new baby, and it seems they've both found happiness in the midst of their mourning - until Henry's first wife and children show up, alive and having finally escaped captivity.

Narrated primarily by the two wives, and based on a real-life legal case, The Wives of Henry Oades is the riveting story of what happens when Henry, Margaret, and Nancy face persecution for bigamy. Exploring the intricacies of marriage, the construction of family, the changing world of the late 1800s, and the strength of two remarkable women, Johanna Moran turns this unusual family's story into an unforgettable page-turning drama.


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Ficción   Historical
Ficción   Sagas

ISBN 13:9780345510952
ISBN 10:034551095X
Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:367
Tamaño:8.00" l x 5.10" w x 0.80" h
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