It Happened at the Fair

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Center Point Large Print, 2013 - Fiction - 495 pages
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Gambling everything, including the family farm, Cullen McNamara travels to the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair with his most recent invention. But the noise in the Fair’s Machinery Palace makes it impossible to communicate with potential buyers. In an act of desperation, he hires Della Wentworth, a teacher of the deaf, to tutor him in the art of lip-reading.

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great historical read.

User Review  - vjones -

I am not normally attracted to reading romances books. But I love historical fiction and this book did not disappoint. Even the romantic storyline became appealing as the characters were sensitive ... Read full review

A Fantastic Read!

User Review  - Lala -

This was such a fun adventure to read about by Deeanne! I am purely amazed at how she describes so wonderfully and realistically! I felt like I was at the fair, but I just couldn't touch anything ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Deeanne Gist holds a degree from Texas A&M. After a short career in elementary education, she retired to raise her four children. Over the next fifteen years, she ran a home accessory and antique business; wrote freelance articles for numerous publications including People, Parents, Parenting, Family Fun, Houston Chronicle and Orlando Sentinel; and started her own publishing company. After a mainstream publisher agreed to license her parenting I Did It! product line and committed to publish the next generation of her system, she returned to writing. Her novels include A Bride Most Begrudging, A Bride in the Bargain, Beguiled, and Maid To Match. She has won two Christy Awards.

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