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The trader's wife [text (large print)] / Anna Jacobs.

By: Jacobs, Anna.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Jacobs, Anna. Traders: 1.; Jacobs, Anna. Traders: 01.Publisher: Leicester : Charnwood, 2012Edition: Large print edition.Description: 431 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444813036 (hbk.); 144481303X (hbk.).Subject(s): Summers, Rowena, 1932- Family saga | Singapore -- History -- 1819-1867 -- Fiction | Australia -- History -- 1788-1900 -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Large type books. DDC classification: 823.914
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Originally published: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2011.
Summary: 1865. Singapore in exotic and yet terrifying for a penniless Englishwoman, alone and vulnerable after her mother's death. Too pretty to obtain a governess's job, Isabella Saunders accepts an offer from Singapore merchant Mr Lee - to teach him English and live with his family. Two years later Bram Deagan arrives in Singapore, determined to make his fortune as a trader. Mr Lee, wanting to expand his business connections, persuades Isabella to marry Bram. She sets sail for a new land and life. But the past casts a long shadow...
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Singapore in the 1860s is exotic and yet terrifying for a penniless Englishwoman, alone and vulnerable after her mother's death. Too pretty to obtain a governess's job, Isabella Saunders accepts an offer from a Singapore merchant to teach him English and live with his family.

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"Will she embrace the challenge of a new life?" -- Cover.

Standard print edition originally published : London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2011.

Originally published: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2011.

1865. Singapore in exotic and yet terrifying for a penniless Englishwoman, alone and vulnerable after her mother's death. Too pretty to obtain a governess's job, Isabella Saunders accepts an offer from Singapore merchant Mr Lee - to teach him English and live with his family. Two years later Bram Deagan arrives in Singapore, determined to make his fortune as a trader. Mr Lee, wanting to expand his business connections, persuades Isabella to marry Bram. She sets sail for a new land and life. But the past casts a long shadow...

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