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Aug 24, 2011
| ISBN 9780307805409
Jul 05, 2000
| 348 Minutes
Aug 24, 2011 | ISBN 9780307805409
Jul 05, 2000 | ISBN 9780553752014
He led a charmed life…until he wanted more.Robb MacDaniel was an idealistic young teacher engaged to his high school sweetheart–when a sudden windfall, tragically earned, offered him the opportunity to go to law school and pursue a brilliant career. But nothing in Robb MacDaniel’s life could have prepared him for the price of a dream come true. A job in a prominent law firm. Marriage to the boss’s daughter. A wonderful family. A splendid home. Then the offers he couldn’t refuse. Great success, greater hunger, greatest shame…In her riveting new novel, New York Times bestselling author Belva Plain creates a compelling portrait of a man who had everything–and of the women who loved him. With profound insight she explores the power of temptation, betrayal, and greed–and the redemptive gifts of love.
In this remarkable new novel, Belva Plain creates a brilliant portrayal of a man’s descent from idealistic beginnings into a world of dishonesty and greed–and of the two women who love him. Robb MacDaniel, a schoolteacher with noble intentions, comes into a little money, enabling him to go to law school. Upon graduation, he goes to work for a fine, honorable firm, and marries the daughter of the senior partner, leaving behind the hometown girl he had planned to wed. From then on his career brings enormous successes but then takes a shocking turn that changes his life, the life of his family, and reverberates into the next generation.With the magic of a born storyteller, New York Times bestselling author Belva Plain unfolds the devastating tale of a man whose dreams come true. Fortune’s Hand is a novel of temptation, betrayal, and greed–and of the redeeming power of love.
Belva Plain is the New York Times bestselling author of Evergreen, Random Winds, Eden Burning, Crescent City, The Golden Cup, Tapestry, Blessings, Harvest, Treasures, Whispers, Daybreak, The Carousel, Promises, Secrecy, Homecoming, Legacy of Silence, Fortune’s Hand, After the Fire, Looking… More about Belva Plain
"An accomplished storyteller."—The Washington Post"Belva Plain is in a class by herself." —The New York Times"One of her most convincing tales of personal choice and human weakness."—Publishers Weekly
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