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Five fortunes

a novel

by Beth Richardson Gutcheon

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Published by Cliff Street Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Fiction,
  • Friendship -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBeth Gutcheon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3557.U844 F5 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination398 p. ;
    Number of Pages398
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL700623M
    ISBN 100060176792
    LC Control Number97048926
    OCLC/WorldCa38055931

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    Xiu inherits her mother’s business, an opium den known as the House of Five Fortunes. Family problems with her siblings and the entrance of a famous actor bring color and excitement to the story. It ranges wide, from Chinatown to Dakota Territory and readers will find enough to like in the main characters to make this read worthwhile/5(). Five Fortunes By Beth Gutcheon - FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. Five Fortunes is a large-hearted tale of five vivid and unforgettable women who know where they've been but have no idea where they're going. A lively octogenarian, a private investigator, a mother and.

    Moll Flanders is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published in It purports to be the true account of the life of the eponymous Moll, detailing her exploits from birth until old age. By , Defoe had become a recognised novelist, with the success of Robinson Crusoe in His political work was tapering off at this point, due to the fall of both Whig and Tory party leaders with whom he Author: Daniel Defoe. Five Fortunes is a a furry anthology edited by Fred Patten, published by FurPlanet at Further Confusion in January Content “Chosen People” by Phil Geusz, set in his Book of Lapism world. “Going Concerns” by Watts Martin, set in his Ranea world. “When a Cat Loves a Dog” by Mary E. Lowd, set in her Otters in Space world.


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A lively octogenarian, a private investigator, a mother and daughter with an unresolved past, and a recently widowed politician's wife. Five Fortunes () About book: I picked this book up since I just finished another of Beth Gutcheon's books, More Than You Know, and liked it quite a lot.

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