The Shopkeeper's Wife

The Shopkeeper's Wife

In 1886 Philadelphia, Hanna Willer begins employment as a maid-of-all-work for Isabelle Martin, the pregnant wife of a prosperous shopkeeper. Hanna, fresh from her rural home, is a quietly observant and practical young woman. Isabelle is lonely and restless, dangerously disconted with her life and obsessed with her reckless pursuit of happiness. Yet despite their differences, the two forge an unconventional friendship.

But when Mr. Martin dies under suspicious circumstances,… (more)

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Publisher: St. Martin's Publishing Group (October 15, 1998)

Collection: St. Martin's Press

Language: English