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Lacey

Mary Selvick

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ISBN 10: 0595706797 / ISBN 13: 9780595706792
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328 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.9in.Bouncing along on the hard wagon seat, Lacey is veraciously giddy as she and her Uncle Robert travel to London for new farm machinery. After all, Leicester, the small farming community of her birth, is a completely different world. London in the 1790s awakens Laceys senses, her graceful deportment, her unquenchable thirst for knowledge, and her fascination with fashions. When Robert thwarts a ruffian stealing a necklace from the Duchess of Richmond, Lacey plunges into the world of Londons aristocracy, acutely aware, though, that she must return to the farm. Months later, Lacey returns to London in a posh coach when the Duchess offers to educate Lacey and develop her talents as a seamstress. Despite her love for her family, Laceys heart longs to go. As Lacey settles in, she encounters those who snub her humble background. Determined to prove she can change the fashion world, Lacey becomes a top courtier. Finally successful, she struggles with the horrific war thats raging and her conflicting feelings for the brutally handsome Charles and the warm Edmund. Lacey provides a fascinating peek into late eighteenth-century England, when fashion was coming into its own. Wrap yourself in the rich tapestry of Laceys story from beginning to end! This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595706792

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Title: Lacey

Publisher: iUniverse, Inc.

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Hardcover

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Bouncing along on the hard wagon seat, Lacey is veraciously giddy as she and her Uncle Robert travel to London for new farm machinery. After all, Leicester, the small farming community of her birth, is a completely different world. London in the 1790s awakens Lacey's senses, her graceful deportment, her unquenchable thirst for knowledge, and her fascination with fashions. When Robert thwarts a ruffian stealing a necklace from the Duchess of Richmond, Lacey plunges into the world of London's aristocracy, acutely aware, though, that she must return to the farm.

Months later, Lacey returns to London in a posh coach when the Duchess offers to educate Lacey and develop her talents as a seamstress. Despite her love for her family, Lacey's heart longs to go. As Lacey settles in, she encounters those who snub her humble background. Determined to prove she can change the fashion world, Lacey becomes a top courtier. Finally successful, she struggles with the horrific war that's raging and her conflicting feelings for the brutally handsome Charles and the warm Edmund.

Lacey provides a fascinating peek into late eighteenth-century England, when fashion was coming into its own. Wrap yourself in the rich tapestry of Lacey's story from beginning to end!

About the Author:

In telling Lacey?s story, Mary Selvick endeavors to speak for women of the Regency period, based on both her personal experiences and extensive research. Mary lives in a small suburb of Chicago, is happily married with four grown children, and owns her own business.

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