The Resource Lies in white dresses : a novel, Sofia Grant, (electronic resource)

Lies in white dresses : a novel, Sofia Grant, (electronic resource)

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Lies in white dresses : a novel
Title
Lies in white dresses
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Sofia Grant
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Language
eng
Summary
Award winning author Sofia Grant weaves an entrancing tale of female friendship and new beginnings inspired by the true stories of those who "took the Reno cure". In the 1940s and 50s, women who needed a fast divorce went to Nevada to live on a ranch with other women in the same boat. Francie Meeker and Vi Carothers were sold a bill of goods: find a man, marry him in a white wedding gown, and live happily ever after. These best friends never expected to be on the train to Reno, those "lies in white dresses" shattered, their marriages over. On board the train they meet June Samples, who is fleeing an abusive husband with her daughter, and take the vulnerable young mother under their wing. The three decide to wait out the required six weeks together, and then they can toss their wedding bands into the Truckee River and start new lives as divorcees. But as they settle in at the ranch, one shocking moment will change their lives forever. As it brings their deceptions and fears into focus, it will also demand a reckoning with the past, and the choices that a person in love can be driven to make
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Midwest
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Grant, Sofia
Dewey number
813
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Female friendship
  • Divorce
  • Nineteen fifties
  • Married women
  • Electronic books
  • Reno (Nev.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Lies in white dresses : a novel, Sofia Grant, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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MWT12460226
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062861870
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT12460226
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12460226
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Lies in white dresses : a novel, Sofia Grant, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT12460226
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062861870
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT12460226
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12460226
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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