- ISBN: 9781402219894 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
- ISBN: 140221989X (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (285 pages)
- Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks Casablanca, 2008.
|General Note:|| Originally published, 1941.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; One; Two; Three; Four; Five; Six; Seven; Eight; Nine; Ten; Eleven; Twelve; Thirteen; Fourteen; Fifteen; Sixteen; Seventeen; About the Author; Back Cover;
|Summary, etc.:|| Deborah Grantham, mistress of her aunt's elegant gaming house, must find a way to restore herself and her aunt to respectability, preferably without accepting either of two repugnant offers. One is from an older, very rich and rather corpulent lord whose reputation for licentious behavior disgusts her; the other from the young, puppyish scion of a noble family whose relatives are convinced she is a fortune hunter. The young suitor's uncle, Max Ravenscar, comes to buy her off, an insult so scathing that it leads to a volley of passionate reprisals, escalating between them to a level of flair and fury that can only have one conclusion.
|Source of Description Note:|| Description based on print version record.
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