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DISTANT STAR , an epic tale of passion in a land of rebellion, is a panoramic novel of the Chinese revolution, and the American journalist who lives and loves through its turbulent years ... a brave and beautiful woman whose life is touched by four very different men. DISTANT STAR takes place in China over a 25 year period, beginning in 1923. China is a far cry from the exotic land Chloe Cavanaugh envisioned, but she is married to the Chicago Times' most famous correspondent, and this squalid, teeming land is her new home. DISTANT STAR tells the story of a strange, forbidden land and the courage of a woman whose enthusiasm and dedication leads her on an unforgettable odyssey. Love brings Chloe to a life and land she could never have imagined at a turbulent time in history. Here she is befriended by people who will change the world, not ever dreaming that this is her destination, too. Like all Bickmore heroines, Chloe begins life as an average girl and faces head on the slings and arrows that life throws at her. Tragedy strikes too often; history envelops her and she is involved in a journey unlike any a woman has faced before. And she meets four totally different men who help to shape her destiny. In DISTANT STAR you will see the forces that have shaped one of today’s most important countries, and you will participate in the forces that shape one of Bickmore’s most compelling heroines.
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3 was a far cry from the exotic land Chloe Cavanaugh envisioned; but Chloe was married to the Chicago Times' most famous correspondent, and this squalid, teeming land was her new home.
Yet the winds of change were blowing the sleeping giant of revolution was awakening. Chloe befriends Madame Sun, wife of Sun Yat-sen, the people's hero, who is fighting for modernization and for a government that will finally free China from feudalism. Chloe's friendship with Madame Sun will lead her to realize her own dreams -- as a famous own right. and as a woman whose soul is ignited by four unique men.
From the violent cities Shanghai and Canton, to the war-torn mountains from the private tables of Chiang Kai-shek. to the bitter struggle of a country at Chloe grows from being a naive girl in a strange, forbidden land being a courageous woman, whose ideals, enthusiasm. and to a land, a people, and the sweet calling of her heart lead her on a breathless odyssey.
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Book Description Century, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. First British Edition with,no writing, marks, underlining, or bookplates. No remainder marks. Spine is tight and crisp. Boards are flat and true and the corners are square. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. This collectible, " NEW" condition first edition/first printing copy is protected with a polyester archival dust jacket cover. Beautiful collectible copy. GIFT QUALITY. Seller Inventory # 001134
Book Description Century, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110712657916