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From This Land Donna Crefeld

From This Land

Donna Crefeld

Published January 1st 1980
ISBN : 9780523405223
Mass Market Paperback
375 pages
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The passionate saga of three generations of San Francisco women, who are bound by blood and a fierce determination to survive in a new frontier, in an untamed land. It is a heritage passed down from mother to daughter, beginning with...Juliette... aMoreThe passionate saga of three generations of San Francisco women, who are bound by blood and a fierce determination to survive in a new frontier, in an untamed land. It is a heritage passed down from mother to daughter, beginning with...Juliette... a beautiful young French woman who arrives in a bawdy and brawling San Francisco during the Gold Rush and becomes a saloon proprietress until she meets a hot-blooded Scandinavian.Christina... her defiant daughter who flouts San Franciscos Snob Hill traditions and breaks every rule, including the unspoken one between a man and a woman.Maria... Determined and forthright, she fearlessly takes on Chinese Tong Lords and kidnappers, to rescue a young Chinese girl from prostitution...until shes rescued by a man who matches her will for will.A magnificent love story of the men and women who founded San Francisco, who survived its earthquakes, its fires, who mined its gold and felled its redwoods--the story of the people who made their fortunes...FROM THIS LAND