A Time Between by Shirley StreshinskyA Time Between by Shirley Streshinsky

A Time Between

byShirley Streshinsky

Hardcover | August 6, 2013

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Ambitious and determined, Hallie Duer craves to be at the center of her epoch—with Prohibition and bootleg gin, Model Ts and moving pictures, Red roundups and the routine lynching of Negroes. The old order is in upheaval, and the emerging new order is at last allowing extraordinary women their long-deserved place in the sun.
    In this uncommon love story, Hallie, a consummate observer by profession, learns to become a passionate participant when she falls in love with a dynamic Irish lawyer, who is married but separated from his wife. The course of their involvement is complicated by Catholic convention and a secret from the past. Cool-headed, self-possessed Hallie experiences an all-consuming love, but pain, disappointment, and forgiveness are part of that passion.
Shirley Streshinsky is a critically acclaimed author of three works of nonfiction and four historical novels. As a journalist and travel essayist, she has written extensively for a wide range of national magazines such as Redbook, Glamour, Preservation, American Heritage, The American Scholar, and Condé Nast Traveler. She is the recipi...
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Title:A Time BetweenFormat:HardcoverDimensions:428 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.98 inPublished:August 6, 2013Publisher:Turner Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9781630262679

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“The author shares her skills as both a historian and a storyteller, and the character of her narrator is as well realized as a portrait of the times.” —Los Angeles Times“A Time Between registers favorably on several counts. It is the story of a strong woman striving to secure her own identity, a love story, a historical novel that recreates convincingly the California scene during the Jazz Age—and a bit of a mystery, too.” —Savannah News Press“You will like this book. A gutsy novel of women pushing into a man’s world. Shirley Streshinsky . . . punches out a kaleidoscope of the times.” —Houston Chronicle“[Streshinsky’s novels] are the best historical fiction being written in America.” —John Jay Osborn, Jr., bestselling author of Paper Chase