Beyond The Bougainvillea

February 15, 2011|
Beyond The Bougainvillea by Dolores Durando
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She found her place in a turbulent era of deep passions, heartbreaking sacrifices, and grand dreams.

When scholarly, smart Mary Margaret is sixteen, her father marries her off to a drunken neighbor in return for a tract of land. The year is 1924, and Mary Margaret's motherless childhood has already been hard as a farm girl on the desolate prairies of North Dakota. Abused and helpless, the new Mrs. "Marge" Garrity seems destined for a tragic fate.

But Marge is determined to make her life count, no matter what. Her escape from her brutal marriage takes her to California, where she struggles to survive the Great Depression and soon answers the lure of the state's untamed northern half. There, embraced by the rough-and-ready people who built the great Ruck-a-chucky Dam on the American River, she begins to find her true mission in life and the possibility for love and happiness with an Army Corp engineer of Cherokee Indian descent.

This vivid saga of one woman's life in the early decades of a turbulent century is told from the heart of a true storyteller in the grand tradition of women's sagas.

Author Dolores Durando knows Marge's world very well. She grew up ninety years ago on the plains of North Dakota.
Title:Beyond The BougainvilleaFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:260 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.59 inShipping dimensions:260 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.59 inPublished:February 15, 2011Publisher:BelleBooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1611940044

ISBN - 13:9781611940046

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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