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Union Atlantic [electronic resource] : a novel / Adam Haslett.

Haslett, Adam. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780385532617 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 038553261X (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • Publisher: New York : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, [2010]

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At the heart of this novel lies a test of wills between a young banker, Doug Fanning, and a retired schoolteacher, Charlotte Graves, whose two dogs have begun to speak to her. When Doug builds an ostentatious mansion on land that Charlotte's grandfather donated to the town of Finden, Massachusetts, she determines to oust him in court. As a senior manager of Union Atlantic bank, a major financial conglomerate, Doug is embroiled in the company's struggle to remain afloat. It is Charlotte's brother, Henry Graves, the president of the New York Federal Reserve, who must keep a watchful eye on Union Atlantic and the entire financial system. Drawn into Doug and Charlotte's intensifying conflict is Nate Fuller, a troubled high-school senior who unwittingly stirs powerful emotions in each of them.
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Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1982 KB).
Subject: Bankers > Fiction.
Older women > Fiction.
High school students > Fiction.
House construction > Fiction.
Social classes > Fiction.
Massachusetts > Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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