A Woman of Substance

A Woman of Substance

Book - 1979
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Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, c1979.
Edition: Book Club ed.
Branch Call Number: F BRA
Characteristics: viii, 755 p., ; 22 cm.


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Oct 27, 2015

I 1st read this 50 yrs ago and I recall feeling vaguely dissatisfied. I found it hard to wholeheartedly love and admire the protagonist. I can't recall if it was because she was too cold-hearted or due to my inability to empathize. It seemed altogether too much like a romance

Jan 28, 2014

This was given to me by my boyfriend mother, it is one of her favorites. She describes it as one of the things she would grab if the house was burning down, she has read it countless times! And I have to agree! It was amazing and one of my favorites. Very difficult to put down, so if you need a good one. I would read this one!

Read this book years ago. I dont know why, but its about the only book that left an imprint on me. Loved the way it started with her thinking back to when she was younge. Emma started with nothing and became a powerful, influencial, loved person! Also, I like that Emma Harte collection is a series books. One more thing, Emma had enemies! :D

audioadi Mar 09, 2011

Great audio series. I loved following Emma through her life. Read or listen to all three. Good vacation read.

Nov 26, 2010

This book was long but very well written - and not too racey either, which is a nice change. The ending leaves you wanting more.

Jul 25, 2009

I first read this book about 20 years ago and had the chance to revisit it this month. It is an entertaining read devoid of gratuitous sex details.

Mar 18, 2009

The first book of her trilogy. Bradford is an easy read and enjoyable.

Nov 22, 2007

An easy read and good characters. Covers several generations.

Nov 05, 2007

Very good but long


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