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In Need of a Good Wife

Written by Kelly O'Connor McNeesAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Kelly O'Connor McNees
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Read by Kirsten Potter
On Sale: October 02, 2012
ISBN: 978-0-385-36300-6
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A sweeping historical audio of 19th century America about a group of unforgettable women who seek to remake their destinies.
     After Clara Bixby is abandoned by her husband and fired from her job in a New York City tavern, she has nowhere to turn. Though the Civil War has ended, life remains uncertain, especially for single women. But when she reads about Destination, Nebraska--a town populated entirely by bachelors--Clara sees a golden business opportunity. She contacts the mayor with a solution: she will match single women in New York City with homesteading bachelors and bring the brides by rail across the wild frontier. This group of women--who range from an upper-class war widow to a Bavarian immigrant--embark with Clara on an epic journey across America in search of security, a new life, and the possibility of love.
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Kirsten Potter has performed at theaters across the country including The Geffen Playhouse, Mark Taper Forum, Laguna Playhouse, Seattle Repertory Theater, and Arena Stage. Her film and TV work includes: Judging Amy, Bones and The Eyes Have It; and she has voiced numerous roles for animation and video games. Kirsten has narrated numerous audiobooks including Hattie Big Sky, If I Stay, Madapple, The Neighbor, Sammy's House, and The Snowball. She has received three AudioFile Earphones Awards for her outstanding narration.

  • In Need of a Good Wife by Kelly O'Connor McNees
  • October 02, 2012
  • Fiction - Historical
  • Random House Audio
  • $25.00
  • 9780385363006

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