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- ISBN: 9781402238710 (electronic bk)
- ISBN: 9781402246777 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: Naperville : Sourcebooks Landmark, 2010.
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Re-issued in its original full length, this acclaimed and bestselling romantic historical novel by award-winning author Ciji Ware tells the true story of passionate and flamboyant Jane Maxwell, the 4th Duchess of Gordon (1749-1812). In love since childhood with Thomas Fraser, when she hears that he's been killed in America, she marries the Duke of Gordon with disastrous results. But Fraser, very much alive, returns to England to claim her love.In addition to telling a heart-wrenching love story, Island of the Swans also paints a fascinating portrait of a powerfuland controversial woman and the tumultuous era inwhich she lived. Patroness of poet Robert Burns, advisorto King George, painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds, JaneMaxwell was a towering figure in her own time and is anunforgettable heroine.
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