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From the glamorous San Francisco social scene of the 1920s, through war and the social changes of the '60s, to the rise of Silicon Valley today, this extraordinary novel takes us on a family odyssey that is both heartbreaking and inspiring, as each generation faces the challenges of their day. The Parisian design houses in 1928, the crash of 1929, the losses of war, the drug culture of the 1960s--history holds many surprises, and lives are changed forever. For richer or for poorer, in cramped apartments and grand mansions, the treasured wedding dress made in Paris in 1928 follows each generation into their new lives, and represents different hopes for each of them, as they marry very different men. From inherited fortunes at the outset to self-made men and women, the wedding dress remains a cherished constant for the women who wear it in each generation and forge a destiny of their own. It is a symbol of their remaining traditions and the bond of family they share in an ever-changing world.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Ontario Community Library STEEL, Danielle (Text) 33330004521102 New Book Display Book Branch_Only_6months 05/18/2020 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library STEEL (Text) 33892006591847 NEW BOOKS New/High Demand None 06/09/2020 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library STEEL (Text) 33892006591854 NEW BOOKS New/High Demand Branch_Only_2months 06/09/2020 Available -
Umatilla Public Library F Ste (Text) 37882001865565 Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_2months 05/22/2020 In transit -
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  • ISBN: 9780399179594
  • ISBN: 0399179593
  • Physical Description: 291 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 2020.

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From the glamorous San Francisco social scene of the 1920s, through war and the social changes of the '60s, to the rise of Silicon Valley today, this extraordinary novel takes us on a family odyssey that is both heartbreaking and inspiring, as each generation faces the challenges of their day. The Parisian design houses in 1928, the crash of 1929, the losses of war, the drug culture of the 1960s--history holds many surprises, and lives are changed forever. For richer or for poorer, in cramped apartments and grand mansions, the treasured wedding dress made in Paris in 1928 follows each generation into their new lives, and represents different hopes for each of them, as they marry very different men. From inherited fortunes at the outset to self-made men and women, the wedding dress remains a cherished constant for the women who wear it in each generation and forge a destiny of their own. It is a symbol of their remaining traditions and the bond of family they share in an ever-changing world.
Subject: Families > Fiction.
Generations > Fiction.
Wedding costume > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
San Francisco (Calif.) > Fiction.
Paris (France) > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Historical fiction.

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