An Ambitious Woman: A Novel
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An Ambitious Woman: A Novel

By Edgar Fawcett
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Plot synopsis: The title speaks for itself. The story takes place in NY City in the late 19th Century. Claire Twining is the daughter of a genteel Britishman who suffers heavy investment losses resulting in a decline from middle class standing to impoverished circumstances. Claire vows to climb the social ladder of the NY gentry and the journey is a fascinating one; sometimes comical and at other times sad. You'll find yourself rooting for and against this heroine. This work is a lovely blend of the writing styles of Trollope and Fitzgerald. Enjoy!

Table of Contents
  • AN AMBITIOUS WOMAN.
    • Edgar Fawcett's Novels.
  • AN AMBITIOUS WOMAN
    • EDGAR FAWCETT
    • AN AMBITIOUS WOMAN.
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      • Works of Fiction
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    • Works of Fiction
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