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The Resource A reliable wife, Robert Goolrick

A reliable wife, Robert Goolrick

Label
A reliable wife
Title
A reliable wife
Statement of responsibility
Robert Goolrick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
COUNTRY BUSINESSMAN SEEKS RELIABLE WIFE. COMPELLED BY PRACTICAL REASONS. REPLY BY LETTER. Rural Wisconsin, 1907. In the bitter cold, Ralph Truitt, a successful industrialist, stands alone on a train platform waiting for the woman who answered his newspaper advertisement. But when Catherine steps of the train she's not the woman that Ralph is expecting. She is both complex and devious. And, haunted by a terrible past, she is motivated by greed. Catherine's plan is simple. She will win Ralph's devotion. Later, she will leave him as a wealthy woman. What Catherine has not counted on however is that Ralph might have plans of his own for his new wife ..
Summary
Ralph Truitt, a wealthy businessman with a troubled past who lives in a remote nineteenth-century Wisconsin town, has advertised for a reliable wife; and his ad is answered by Catherine Land, a woman who makes every effort to hide her own dark secrets
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
302779
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goolrick, Robert
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Businessmen
  • Spouses
  • Family secrets
  • Wisconsin
  • Businessmen
  • Family secrets
  • Spouses
  • Wisconsin
Target audience
adult
Label
A reliable wife, Robert Goolrick
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "When passion turns to poison"--Cover
  • Originally published: London : Little, Brown, 2009
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn765372648
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9780349122366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)765372648
Label
A reliable wife, Robert Goolrick
Publication
Note
  • "When passion turns to poison"--Cover
  • Originally published: London : Little, Brown, 2009
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn765372648
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9780349122366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)765372648

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