Act of Will

Act of Will

Book - 1986
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Baker & Taylor
Set in Yorkshire, London, Paris, and New York from 1926 to the present, this novel recounts the saga of three generations of ambitious women--Audra Kenton, her daughter Christina, and her granddaughter Kyle


Barbara Taylor Bradford, who has earned herself a place in the hearts of millions with her phenomenal bestsellers A Woman of Substance, Hold the Dream, and To Be the Best, now brings us the equally enthralling and truly masterful story of three generations of women...and the choices they make.

Audra's story, begun in 1926 England, is one of struggle. After the great passion of her marriage is replaced by tragedy, she vows to give her precious daughter Christina the world. Repaying the benefits of her mother's iron-willed promise, Christina rises to the top of the fashion industry as the head of her own business empire in New York. But in the most fateful decision of her life, she sacrifices her real dream in the name of love. With her daughter Kyle, the story comes full circle. Will her mother's dream be Kyle's own? Or will she tear the family apart with a single, momentous decision of her own?

As powerful and personal a tale as any Barbara Taylor Bradford has ever written, this is a wonderfully involving and sweeping novel of three remarkable women, each committing an act of will that will define their lives forever.

& Taylor

The story of three generations of women begins with Audra in 1926 England, follows her daughter Christina to the top of the fashion industry in New York, and comes full circle with Kyle--who threatens to tear the family apart. Reprint.

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1986
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780061008115
Characteristics: 374 p. ; 25 cm. : ill


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Nov 22, 2007

A good beach read.

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