The Resource Carnegie's maid : a novel, Marie Benedict

Carnegie's maid : a novel, Marie Benedict

Label
Carnegie's maid : a novel
Title
Carnegie's maid
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Marie Benedict
Title variation
Carnegies maid
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Clara Kelley is not who they think she is. She's not the experienced Irish maid who was hired to work in one of Pittsburgh's grandest households. She's a poor farmer's daughter with nowhere to go and nothing in her pockets. But the other woman with the same name has vanished, and pretending to be her just might get Clara some money to send back home. If she can keep up the ruse, that is. Serving as a lady's maid in the household of Andrew Carnegie requires skills she doesn't have, answering to an icy mistress who rules her sons and her domain with an iron fist. What Clara does have is a resolve as strong as the steel Pittsburgh is becoming famous for, coupled with an uncanny understanding of business, and Andrew begins to rely on her. But Clara can't let her guard down, not even when Andrew becomes something more than an employer. Revealing her past might ruin her future and her family's
Summary
An impoverished Irish immigrant in the industrial 1860s takes a job as a lady's maid in the home of prominent businessman Andrew Carnegie, with whom she falls in love before going missing, triggering Carnegie's search for answers and the establishment of his enduring legacy
Theme
Tone
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Character
Award
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10616275
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Benedict, Marie
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1020
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Carnegie, Andrew
  • Housekeepers
  • Philanthropists
  • Industrialists
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Label
Carnegie's maid : a novel, Marie Benedict
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
281 pages
Isbn
9781492646617
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Carnegie's maid : a novel, Marie Benedict
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
281 pages
Isbn
9781492646617
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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