Thorndike Press

The Promise

  • Ann Weisgarber
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  • ISBN-10: 1410471195
  • ISBN-13: 9781410471192
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.20 lbs ( .54 kgs)
  • 442 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released August 2014

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Orange Prize Nominee Author

1900. Young pianist Catherine Wainwright flees Dayton‚ Ohio in the wake of a terrible scandal. She strikes up a correspondence with childhood admirer Oscar Williams‚ a recent widow with a young son and‚ in desperation‚ agrees to marry him. But Catherine is not prepared for the life that awaits on remote Galveston Island‚ Texas‚ where the secrets of the past — and Oscar’s housekeeper — sit uncomfortably between them.


Customer Reviews

"This second engaging novel from Weisgarber . . . has shades of Willa Cather, Sinclair Lewis, and Conrad Richter . . . It's a wonderful setup for solid storytelling . . . warm and winning."

— Publishers Weekly, starred