The Wild Rose

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Bantam Books, 1992 - Fiction - 837 pages
14 Reviews
From the old world elegance of Budapest to theopulence of Manhattan and the glittering capitals ofWashington, London, and Paris, comes a magnificentstory of love and danger, passion andheart-stopping intrigue... Katalin and Steven: even aschildren in Hungary, they has shared a special bond.Then tragedy struck, cruelly tearing them apart. theywould grow up separated by an ocean and an ironcurtain... together only in their hearts. Now, afteryears of work and hardship, Steven has forged anew life in a new land, rising from the coal minesof Kentucky to the corridors of power to become theman who has everything--except the one thing helongs for the most... Now, Katalin has won fame asan internationally acclaimed pianist with anadoring public, a brilliant future, and a handsome,powerful husband. Yet night after night, she gives hermost stung performance offstage-when she escapesher barren marriage to lead a dangerous doublelife... and now, Katalin and Steven have found eachother once again--only to discover that walls ofdeceit still keep them apart. and for Katalin--calledThe Wild Rose for breathtakingbeauty, her defiant spirit, and her unquenchablethirst for freedom--the moment has come when she mustrisk everything for the man who meant more to herthan life itself.

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User Review  - Neelanjana Barua - Goodreads

A truly moving story.. Found it really engaging and it speaks of love, war, passion, music, family and hope. Read it long time ago and I guess it's for anyone who enjoys a love story with the backdrop of a war. Read full review

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User Review  - Joanie - Goodreads

Phenomenal book. Moving, beautiful, enlightening. One of my all time favorite books. Definitely in the top 10. Read full review

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About the author (1992)

Author Doris Mortman lives in New Jersey with her family. Many of her works have appeared on the New York Times bestseller list, including True Colors, Rightfully Mine, First Born, and Circles.

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