The dressmaker
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Published:
Thorndike, Me. : Center Point Pub., 2012.
Format:
Large Print
Edition:
Center Point large print ed.
Physical Desc:
455 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
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Description
Tess, an aspiring seamstress, can't believe her good luck when she meets and is hired by famous designer Lady Lucile Duff Gordon to be a personal maid on the Titanic. On board, Tess catches the eye of two men, one a roughlyhewn but kind sailor and the other an enigmatic Chicago millionaire. Then, on the fourth night, disaster strikes. Amidst the chaos and desperate urging of two very different suitors, Tess is one of the last people allowed on a lifeboat. Tess's sailor also manages to survive unharmed, witness to Lady Duff Gordon's questionable actions during the tragedy. Others - including the gallant Midwestern tycoon - are not so lucky.

On dry land, rumors about the survivors begin to circulate, and Lady Duff Gordon quickly becomes the subject of media scorn and later, the hearings on the Titanic. Set against a historical tragedy but told from a completely fresh angle, The Dressmaker is an atmospheric delight filled with all the period's glitz and glamour, all the raw feelings of a national tragedy and all the contradictory emotions of young love. Just in time for the centennial anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic comes a vivid, romantic, and relentlessly compelling historical novel about a spirited young woman who survives the disaster only to find herself embroiled in the media frenzy left in the wake of the tragedy.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781611733518 (library binding : alk. paper), 1611733510 (library binding : alk. paper)
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APA Citation (style guide)

Alcott, K. (2012). The dressmaker. Center Point large print ed. Thorndike, Me.: Center Point Pub.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Alcott, Kate. 2012. The Dressmaker. Thorndike, Me.: Center Point Pub.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Alcott, Kate, The Dressmaker. Thorndike, Me.: Center Point Pub, 2012.

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Alcott, Kate. The Dressmaker. Center Point large print ed. Thorndike, Me.: Center Point Pub, 2012. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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