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The Resource Beyond all measure, Dorothy Love

Beyond all measure, Dorothy Love

Label
Beyond all measure
Title
Beyond all measure
Statement of responsibility
Dorothy Love
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Unless she can trust God's love to cast out her fears, Ada may lose the heart of a good man. Ada Wentworth, a young Bostonian, journeys to Hickory Ridge, Tennessee, in the years following the Civil War. Alone and nearly penniless following a broken engagement, Ada accepts a position as a lady's companion to the elderly Lillian Willis, a pillar of the community and aunt to the local lumber mill owner, Wyatt Caldwell. Ada intends to use her millinery skills to establish a hat shop and secure her future. Haunted by unanswered questions from her life in Boston, Ada is most drawn to two townsfolks: Wyatt, a Texan with big plans of his own, and Sophie, a mulatto girl who resides at the Hickory Ridge orphanage. Ada's friendship with Sophia attracts the attention of a group of locals seeking to displace the residents of Two Creeks, a "colored" settlement on the edge of town. As tensions rise, Ada is threatened but refuses to abandon her plan to help the girl. When Lillian dies, Ada is left without employment or a place to call home. And since Wyatt's primary purpose for staying in Hickory Ridge was to watch over his aunt, he can now pursue his dream of owning Longhorns in his home state of Texas. With their feelings for each other growing, Ada must decide whether she can trust God with her future and Wyatt with her heart"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3562.O8387
LC item number
B49 2011
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
A Hickory Ridge romance
Label
Beyond all measure, Dorothy Love
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn679941190
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Paperback.
Extent
314 p.
Isbn
9781595549006
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011005328
System control number
(OCoLC)679941190
Label
Beyond all measure, Dorothy Love
Publication
Control code
ocn679941190
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Paperback.
Extent
314 p.
Isbn
9781595549006
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011005328
System control number
(OCoLC)679941190

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