The American Lady by Petra Durst-benningThe American Lady by Petra Durst-benning

The American Lady

byPetra Durst-benningTranslated bySamuel Willcocks

Paperback | March 10, 2015

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Tempestuous and beautiful Wanda Miles, daughter of Ruth and Stephen Miles (or so she thinks), aspires to more than the life of a debutante, but the trouble is she doesn’t know precisely what she wants. Then her aunt Marie, the family’s renowned glassblower, arrives from Lauscha, Germany, and Wanda decides that learning about her ancestry may hold the key to her future. When Marie accidentally reveals a long-held secret about Wanda’s parents, Wanda goes to Lauscha to unravel the truth.

While Marie finds herself increasingly swept up in New York City’s bohemian social scene—catching the eye of a handsome young Italian in the process—Wanda explores a past she never knew in the village of her mother’s youth—and begins to build a life that she never expected.

A sweeping tale that takes readers from the small town of Lauscha to the skyscrapers of New York and the sun-kissed coast of Italy, The American Lady is a tribute to the enduring power of family and what we’ll do in the name of love.

Petra Durst-Benning has developed a loyal following for her well-researched historical novels in her native Germany, where she lives with her husband. She has written more than a dozen books, many of which have gone on to be bestsellers and some of which have been adapted for television. Durst-Benning frequently visited the United Stat...
Title:The American LadyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:472 pages, 8.3 × 5.5 × 1.2 inShipping dimensions:8.3 × 5.5 × 1.2 inPublished:March 10, 2015Publisher:Amazon PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1477826580

ISBN - 13:9781477826584


Rated 5 out of 5 by from YES! The 2nd book in the Glass Makers Trilogy is just as good as the first, now you are in New York and then back to the small Village in this face paced but thoroughly enjoyable book.
Date published: 2018-01-20