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Woman of Property by Mabel Seeley – HB/DJ/1947

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Title : Woman of Property ~ 399 pages
Author : Mabel Seeley

Book Type : Hardback
Publisher : Doubleday and Company, Incorporated
Edition : Book Club Edition
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number : No Listing
ISBN Number : No Listing
Copyright Date : 1947
Dimensions : 8 ¼” High x 5 ¾” Wide x 1” Thick
Inventory Number : 000-007-212
Original Retail Price : $ Unknown

Every old book is a new adventure for anyone who has never read it. ®

Description : From the front and back flaps…
“Money. What other goal is there?...”

That was the question that dominated the life of Frieda Schlempke, daughter of immigrant parents, born in a small town in the Middle West just before the turn of the century.

From poor beginnings, from a house brutalized by a boorish father, from cpmplete social ostracism, Frieda slowly and steadily fought her way to wealth and position.

Money was all. Without it there was nothing. At first there were nickels and dimes hoarded from the tiny salary Frieda earned as a clerk in the dry goods store. The, years later, there were thousands of dollars each month from the exclusive dressmaking establishment that Frieda built almost from nothing.

In the beginning Frieda’s desire is an understandable thing, even a sympathetic one. Gradually, however, it grows to be an overpowering thing, conquering even the one genuine love she ever admitted.

There is a subtlety in the development of this character – a delicate revelation of a character that was, in its own way, symptomatic of the fiercely acquisitive moral climatic of half a century ago.

Money. It was all. And in the end it was nothing.

Condition :

  • Book :
    1. The book is in Very Good to Fine condition.
    2. The original owner’s name is written on the front flypaper.
    3. The pages are clean, bright and tight.
    4. There are no tears or writing on the inside pages.
    5. The book is from a non-smoking home.
  • Dust Jacket :
    1. The dust jacket is in Good condition.
    2. Normal wear with light soiling, fading, small dings and tears.

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