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Title:The Buccaneers
Format Type:Ebook
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Publisher:Penguin Books
ISBN:0140232028
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Number of Pages:406
Category:Classics, Fiction, Historical fiction, Romance

The Buccaneers by Edith Wharton, Marion Mainwaring

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Buccaneers Nan and Jinny St George have both wealth and beauty in generous supply In the New York society of the s however only those with old money can achieve the status of the elite and it is here that the sisters seem doomed to failure .

Nan s new governess Laura Testvalley herself an outsider takes pity on their plight and launches them instead on the unsuspecting British aristocracy Lords dukes marquesses and MPs it seems not only appreciate beauty but also the money that New York s i nouveaux riches i can supply .

A love story of love and marriage among the old and new moneyed classes i The Buccaneers i is a delicately perceptive portrayal of a world on the brink of change

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