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Strong-hearted Bess Steed Graner is a woman of independent means. Inheriting a large legacy near the turn of the century, she gains a freedom most women of her era will never know. Author Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey writes of Bess' spirited experiences, triumphs and tribulations from the early 1900s to the 1960s.
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A bestselling sensation when it was first published by Viking in 1978, A Woman of Independent Means has delighted millions of readers and was the inspiration for the television miniseries starring Sally Field.At the turn of the century, a time when women had few choices, Bess Steed Garner inherits a legacynot only of wealth but of det...