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In his father's footsteps : a novel / Danielle Steel.

Steel, Danielle, (author.).

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Location Shelving Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Holdable? Status Due Date
La Conner Regional Library FICTION FIC STEEL 107342 Copy hold / Volume hold Checked out 12/22/2018

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  • ISBN: 9780399179266
  • ISBN: 0399179267
  • Physical Description: 321 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House, [2018]

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"When U.S. troops occupy Germany, friends Jakob and Emmanuelle are saved from the terrible fate of so many in the camps. With the help of sponsors, they make their way to New York. In order not to be separated, they allow their friendship to blossom into love and marriage, and start a new life on the Lower East Side, working at grueling, poorly paid jobs. Decades later, through talent, faith, fortune, and relentless hard work, Jakob has achieved success in the diamond business, invested in real estate in New York, and shown his son, Max, that America is truly the land of opportunity. Max is a rising star, a graduate of Harvard with friends among the wealthiest, most ambitious families in the world. And while his parents were thrown together by chance, Max chooses a perfect bride to start the perfect American family"-- Provided by publisher.
When U.S. troops occupy Germany, friends Jakob and Emmanuelle find sponsors who help them make their way to New York. As their friendship blossoms into love and marriage, they start a new life on the Lower East Side, working at grueling, poorly paid jobs. Decades later Jakob has achieved success in the diamond business, invested in real estate in New York, and shown his son, Max, that America is truly the land of opportunity. Max, a graduate of Harvard, chooses a society bride to start the perfect American family. Despite his lavish lifestyle, Max wants to follow his father's example and make his own fortune. But with a failing marriage, he struggles while pursuing his own ideals and setting an example for his children. -- adapted from jacket
Subject: FICTION / Contemporary Women.
FICTION / Family Life.
FICTION / Romance / Contemporary.
Adult children of immigrants > Fiction.
Americanization > Fiction.
Immigrants > New York (State) > New York > Fiction.
American Dream > Fiction.
Fathers and sons > Fiction.
Social mobility > United States > 20th century > Fiction.
Wealth > Moral and ethical aspects > 20th century > Fiction.
Wealth > Psychological aspects > 20th century > Fiction.
Jewish historical fiction.
Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.) > Fiction.
Fathers and sons > Fiction.
FICTION / Contemporary Women.
FICTION / Romance / Contemporary.
FICTION / Family Life.
New York (N.Y) > Fiction.
Adult children of immigrants.
American Dream.
Americanization.
Fathers and sons.
Immigrants.
Jewish historical fiction.
Social mobility.
Wealth > Moral and ethical aspects.
Wealth > Psychological aspects.
New York (State) > New York.
New York (State) > New York > Lower East Side.
United States.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Fiction.
Historical fiction.
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