- ISBN: 9781451678253 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2012.
|Summary, etc.:|| The opulent age of empires is ending, but the great queens of the sea— the magnificent ocean liners—continue to reign supreme. Despite the tragedy of the Titanic, the race to build ever larger and more luxurious floating palaces continues, and passengers still flock to make the Atlantic crossing in style. In 1921,the SS Paris leaves Le Havre on her maiden voyage. Aboard, passengers dine in glittering grandeur on French cuisine, served by hundreds of unnoticed servants and chefs. Below the waterline, the modern oil-fired engines throb day and night. And for three women, this voyage will profoundly change their lives. Traveling first class, elderly Vera Sinclair is reluctantly moving back to Manhattan after thirty wonderful years abroad. In cozy second class, reveling in her brief freedom from family life, Constance Stone is returning after a failed mission to bring her errant sister home from France. And in the stifling servants'...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Gallery Books, 2012. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2797 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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