The immigrants : Lavette Family Series, Book 1. / Howard Fast.
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- ISBN: 9781402237966 (electronic bk)
- ISBN: 9781402247026 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: Naperville : Sourcebooks Landmark, 2010.
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The first book in bestselling author Howard Fast's beloved family saga.In this sweeping journey of love and fortune, master storyteller Howard Fast recounts the rise and fall of a family of roughneck immigrants determined to make their way in America at the turn of the century. Quick to ascend from the tragic depths of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, Dan Lavette becomes the head of a powerful shipping empire and establishes himself among the city's cultural elite. But when he finds himself caught in a loveless marriage to the daughter of San Francisco's richest family, a scandalous love affair threatens to destroy the empire Dan has built for himself.The Immigrants is a fast-paced, emotional novel that captures the wide range of relationships among immigrant families during the tumultuous events that defined the early twentieth century in America.
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