The Resource Bachelor girl, Kim van Alkemade

Bachelor girl, Kim van Alkemade

Label
Bachelor girl
Title
Bachelor girl
Statement of responsibility
Kim van Alkemade
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When the owner of the New York Yankees baseball team, Colonel Jacob Ruppert, takes Helen Winthrope, a young actress, under his wing, she thinks it's because of his guilt over her father's accidental death--and so does Albert Kramer, Ruppert's handsome personal secretary. Helen and Albert develop a deepening bond the closer they become to Ruppert, an eccentric millionaire who demands their loyalty in return for his lavish generosity. New York in the Jazz Age is filled with possibilities, especially for the young and single. Yet even as Helen embraces being a "bachelor girl"--a working woman living on her own terms--she finds herself falling in love with Albert, even after he confesses his darkest secret. When Ruppert dies, rumors swirl about his connection to Helen after the stunning revelation that he has left her the bulk of his fortune, which includes Yankee Stadium. But it is only when Ruppert's own secrets are finally revealed that Helen and Albert will be forced to confront the truth about their relationship to him--and to each other. Inspired by factual events that gripped New York City in its heyday, Bachelor Girl is a hidden history gem about family, identity, and love in all its shapes and colors
Summary
A tale inspired by the true story of Yankees owner Jacob Ruppert and his mysterious 1939 bequest traces how a Jazz Age millionaire takes his personal secretary and a young actress under his wing and oversees their growing love for each other before triggering dark rumors with his decision to leave the young woman the bulk of his fortune
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10623992
Cataloging source
AU-TuBDP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alkemade, Kim van
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ruppert, Jacob
  • Baseball team owners
  • Single women
Target audience
adult
Label
Bachelor girl, Kim van Alkemade
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=SSI_473088&b2bSite=1545
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781501173356-SSI1285077-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781501173356
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Bachelor girl, Kim van Alkemade
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=SSI_473088&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781501173356-SSI1285077-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781501173356
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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