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Marvelwood
     

Marvelwood

by William Gallagher, Patricia Gallagher, Nancy Gallagher, Margaret Gallagher
 

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Sexy Tom Galway introduces himself to Rita Conte in an elevator and starts a hot and cold romance. Comely Rita is fifty years ahead of the times and plans to gain wealth and high social class. When struck by a debilitating illness, she ignores its risk and pushes for success. Though she counts on Tom to contribute heavily to their future, past traumatic incidents make

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Sexy Tom Galway introduces himself to Rita Conte in an elevator and starts a hot and cold romance. Comely Rita is fifty years ahead of the times and plans to gain wealth and high social class. When struck by a debilitating illness, she ignores its risk and pushes for success. Though she counts on Tom to contribute heavily to their future, past traumatic incidents make him unable to face reality. Rita is angered when he risks their savings in a blazing stock market; she is elated when his broker invites them into the higher society she craves.
An invitation to a home called Marvelwood stirs Rita to own a house as grand. She puts Tom under constant pressure for money. Unable to earn more, he steals, flouts the law and becomes alcoholic. Just when Rita is close to realizing her life plan the Great Depression sweeps in blizzard-like to freeze people's hopes. Rita discovers that her success and personal wealth alienate her jealous husband and causes him to stray.
The interplay of this strong-willed couple plays out in the '20'and '30s with their involvement in Woman's Rights, Prohibition, the stock market crash and the Great Depression. Personal vanities and ambitions force their marriage into schemes and deceptions that demand emotional soul searching and harsh decisions.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940148193357
Publisher:
William Gallagher
Publication date:
02/18/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
483 KB

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VFW ww2. I thought that readers would enjoy seeing the 20's through the eyes of a young energetic couple as they worked their way to success and a lively social spree.

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