The Resource Fair play : a novel, Deeanne Gist

Fair play : a novel, Deeanne Gist

Label
Fair play : a novel
Title
Fair play
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Deeanne Gist
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the bestselling author of It Happened at the Fair comes a historical love story about a lady doctor and a Texas Ranger who meet at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. Saddled with a man's name, the captivating Billy Jack Tate makes no apologies for taking on a man's profession. As a doctor at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, she is one step closer to having her very own medical practice--until Hunter Scott asks her to give it all up to become his wife. Hunter is one of the elite. A Texas Ranger and World's Fair guard specifically chosen for his height, physique, character, and skill. Hailed as the toughest man west of any place east, he has no patience for big cities and women who think they belong anywhere but home... Despite their difference of opinion on the role of women, Hunter and Billy find a growing attraction between them--until Hunter discovers an abandoned baby in the corner of a White City exhibit. He and Billy team up to make sure this foundling isn't left in the slums of Chicago with only the flea-riddled, garbage-infested streets for a playground. As they fight for the underprivileged children in the Nineteenth Ward, an entire Playground Movement is birthed. But when the Fair comes to an end, one of them will have to give up their dream. Will Billy exchange her doctor's shingle for the domesticated role of a southern wife, or will Hunter abandon the wide open spaces of home for a life in the "gray city," a woman who insists on being the wage earner, and a group of ragamuffins who need more than a playground for breathing space?"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gist, Deeanne
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3607.I55
LC item number
F35 2014
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
World's Columbian Exposition
Label
Fair play : a novel, Deeanne Gist
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First Howard Books trade paperback edition.
Extent
x, 446 pages
Isbn
9781451692419
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2013040623
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • 702012
  • (OCoLC)852226417
  • 684743
  • (OCoLC)ocn852226417
  • 684743
  • 702012
  • 702012
Label
Fair play : a novel, Deeanne Gist
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First Howard Books trade paperback edition.
Extent
x, 446 pages
Isbn
9781451692419
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2013040623
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • 702012
  • (OCoLC)852226417
  • 684743
  • (OCoLC)ocn852226417
  • 684743
  • 702012
  • 702012

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