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BOOK OF THE MONTH
MY LIFE IN FULL
Indra K. Nooyi
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An intimate and powerful memoir by the trailblazing former CEO of PepsiCo

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Property
Valerie Martin

Classification : Romance
Pub Date : Apr 04, 2013
Imprint : Abacus
Page Extent : 240
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780349138961
Price : 575

About the book

Manon Gaudet is unhappily married to the owner of a Louisiana sugar plantation. She misses her family and longs for the vibrant lifestyle of her native New Orleans, but most of all, she longs to be free of the suffocating domestic situation. The tension revolves around Sarah, a slave girl who may have been given to Manon as a wedding present from her aunt, whose young son Walter is living proof of where Manon's husband's inclinations lie.



This private drama is being played out against a brooding atmosphere of slave unrest and bloody uprisings. And if the attacks reach Manon's house, no one can be sure which way Sarah will turn . . .



Beautifully written, Property is an intricately told tale of both individual stories and of a country in a time of change, where ownership is at once everything and nothing, and where belonging, by contrast, is all.

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Valerie Martin
Valerie Martin is the author of two collections of short fiction, seven novels, and a biography of St. Francis of Assisi, SALVATION
Books by Valerie Martin
A Recent Martyr (PB)
Alexandra (PB)
Italian Fever (PB)
Italian Fever (HB)
Italian Fever (AB)
Italian Fever (AC)
Mary Reilly (PB)
Property (PB)
Property (AC)
Salvation (PB)
Set In Motion (PB)
The Confessions of Edward Day (PB)
The Confessions of Edward Day (PB)
The Great Divorce (PB)
The Unfinished Novel and Other stories (PB)
The Unfinished Novel and Other stories (HB)
Trespass (HB)
Trespass (PB)