A Woman of Independent Means

A Woman of Independent Means

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Penguin Putnam
A bestselling sensation when it was first published by Viking in 1978, A Woman of Independent Means has delighted millions of readers and was the inspiration for the television miniseries starring Sally Field.

At the turn of the century, a time when women had few choices, Bess Steed Garner inherits a legacy?not only of wealth but of determination and desire, making her truly a woman of independent means. From the early 1900s through the 1960s, we accompany Bess as she endures life's trials and triumphs with unfailing courage and indomitable spirit: the sacrifices love sometimes requires of the heart, the flaws and rewards of marriage, the often-tested bond between mother and child, and the will to defy a society that demands conformity. Now, with this beautiful trade paperback edition, Penguin will introduce a new generation of readers to this richly woven story. . .and to Bess Steed Garner, a woman for all ages.



Random House, Inc.
A bestselling sensation when it was first published by Viking in 1978, A Woman of Independent Means has delighted millions of readers and was the inspiration for the television miniseries starring Sally Field.

At the turn of the century, a time when women had few choices, Bess Steed Garner inherits a legacynot only of wealth but of determination and desire, making her truly a woman of independent means. From the early 1900s through the 1960s, we accompany Bess as she endures life's trials and triumphs with unfailing courage and indomitable spirit: the sacrifices love sometimes requires of the heart, the flaws and rewards of marriage, the often-tested bond between mother and child, and the will to defy a society that demands conformity. Now, with this beautiful trade paperback edition, Penguin will introduce a new generation of readers to this richly woven story. . .and to Bess Steed Garner, a woman for all ages.



Baker & Taylor
A sensation when it was first published in 1978, an attractive trade paperback edition of the story of the life of a turn-of-the-century heiress and woman for all seasons includes a new letter to the reader. Reprint.

Blackwell North Amer
At the Turn of the Century, a time when women had few choices, Bess Steed Garner inherits a legacy - not only of wealth, but of determination and desire, making her truly a woman of independent means. From the early 1900s through the 1960s, we accompany Bess as she endures life's trials and triumphs with unfailing courage and indomitable spirit: the sacrifices love sometimes requires of the heart; the flaws and rewards of marriage; the often-tested bond between mother and child; and the will to defy a society that demands conformity.

Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1998
Edition: 20th anniversary ed
ISBN: 9780140274363
0140274367
Branch Call Number: FICTION HAILEY
Characteristics: x, 279, 6 p. ; 20 cm

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