Lace Curtain

Lace Curtain

Lace Curtain

Lace Curtain

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Overview

The daughter of Irish immigrants and the son of an African slave forge their own destiny in Boston, in this compelling sequel to Shanty Gold.

Boston, 1870. Nellie's mom and Neo's father met on a coffin ship sailing from Ireland to America, a journey they barely survived. Having heard this tale since childhood, the two teenagers now crave an adventure of their own. When an unfounded rumor gets Nellie suspended from school and puts her future in jeopardy, the lifelong friends flee to New York City to join a circus. And though their escapade is short-lived, it teaches both of them about courage, kindness, and acceptance.

Rising above her scandalous background, Nellie inches toward her dream of becoming a teacher, while Neo battles against prejudice and hatred to marry the woman he loves. As they struggle with the hopes and expectations laid upon them by their parents, they'll navigate through tragedy and betrayal on a journey towards their hearts' true desires.

Contains mature themes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9798212933148
Publisher: Tantor
Publication date: 04/16/2024
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 5.70(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Jeanne Charters is a veteran of the broadcast television industry. She was vice president of marketing for Viacom TV and opened her own broadcast ad agency, Charters Marketing. Charters grew up believing she'd be a stay-at-home mom and live in her hometown in Ohio for the rest of her life. However, after four children and a divorce, Charters ended up in Albany, New York, where she met and married Matt Restivo, her husband of thirty-five years and counting. Charters and Restivo moved to Asheville, North Carolina, after retirement. Beyond her novels, she has also written for magazines and newspapers.

Evelyn Dillon is a British audiobook narrator with a passion for immersing listeners into the worlds and adventures written by authors. She is accustomed to voicing characters-male, female, young and old-in a variety of accents from the UK and beyond and has won awards for her narration. A recent reviewer said: "The reader does such an excellent job you forget there is not a live cast reading this."
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