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Carnegie's maid : a novel / Marie Benedict.

Benedict, Marie, (author.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sechelt/Gibsons. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Gibsons Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Gibsons Public Library FIC BENE (Text) 30886001048368 Adult Fiction Hardcover Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781492646617 (hc)32665002101410
  • Physical Description: 281 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Landmark, 2018.

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Summary, etc.:
Clara Kelley is not who they think she is. She's not the experienced Irish maid who was hired to work in one of Pittsburgh's grandest households. She's a poor farmer's daughter with nowhere to go and nothing in her pockets. But the other woman with the same name has vanished, and pretending to be her just might get Clara some money to send back home. If she can keep up the ruse, that is. Serving as a lady's maid in the household of Andrew Carnegie requires skills she doesn't have, answering to an icy mistress who rules her sons and her domain with an iron fist. What Clara does have is a resolve as strong as the steel Pittsburgh is becoming famous for, coupled with an uncanny understanding of business, and Andrew begins to rely on her. But Clara can't let her guard down, not even when Andrew becomes something more than an employer. Revealing her past might ruin her future - and her family's. With captivating insight and heart, Carnegie's Maid tells the story of one brilliant woman who may have spurred Andrew Carnegie's transformation from ruthless industrialist into the world's first true philanthropist..
Subject: Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919 > Fiction.
Housekeepers > Fiction.
Philanthropists > United States > Fiction.
Industrialists > United States > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.

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