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Crescent City: A Novel

Authors: Plain, Belva
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC044000, FIC045000, FIC027110
ISBN: 9780307574497, Related ISBNs: 0307574490, 0440115493, 9780307574497, 9780440115496
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 528,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: “Well written, fascinating, rich in plot and characters . . . presents [not only an interesting story, but] a portrait of the Jewish community in the 19th-century South.”—Newark Sunday Star-Ledger

She was the exquisite daughter of a wealthy  Jewish merchant. From a charmed girlhood in opulent New  Orleans, she would be swept into the cataclysm of  the Civil War. Forced to choose between her duties  as a Southern wife and mother and her love for a  forbidden man, a forbidden cause, Miriam Raphael is at the center of the whirlwind in a spellbinding  novel of divided loyalties and divided hearts.

“Seductive . . . moves along briskly through the kind of territory her avid readers most appreciate.”—Publishers Weekly

“As a romance, Crescent City can’t miss!”—The New York Times Book Review
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