The congressman's daughter

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Delta/S. Lawrence, Apr 1, 1989 - Fiction - 301 pages
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Alexandra, the attractive and stubborn only child of a Vermont congressman, is manipulated as a child and young woman by her domineering father, and then forced to marry his loathsome and malicious assistant when the congressman dies. Her story is one of subservience and longing, until the final, fatal day of her inevitable rebellion.

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Nova's fifth novel explores the father-daughter relationship of Alexandra Pearson and retired Congressman Harlow Pearson. Harlow dies soon after Alexandra returns home pregnant and unwed. His ... Read full review


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Craig Nova's previous novels include THE GOOD SON, TROMBONE, THE BOOK OF DREAMS, and THE UNIVERSAL DONOR. He lives and works in rural Vermont.

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