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The Resource A Matter of Class

A Matter of Class

Label
A Matter of Class
Title
A Matter of Class
Statement of responsibility
Mary Balogh
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From New York Times bestselling author Mary Balough comes a classic historical tale that sizzles with romance and unforgettable drama. Reginald Masson is wealthy refined and by all accounts, a gentleman. However, he is not a gentleman by birth, a factor that pains him and his father. Bernard Mason, with the Regency society that upholds station love all else. That is, until an opportunity for social advancement arises, namely, Lady Annabelle Ashton. Daughter of the Earl of Havercroft, a neighbor and enemy of the Mason family, Annabelle finds herself disgraced by a scandal, one that has left her branded as damaged goods. Besmirched by shame, the earl is only too happy to marry Annabelle off to anyone willing to have her. Though Bernard wishes to use Annabelle to propel his family up the social ladder, his son does not to marry her, preferring instead to live as the wild, single life he is accustomed to. With this, Bernard serves his son an ultimatum: marry Annabelle, or make do without family funds. Having no choice, Reginald consents and enters into a hostile engagement in which the prospective bride and groom are openly antagonistic, each one resenting the other for their current state of affairs while their respective fathers revel in their suffering. So begins an intoxicating tale rife with dark secrets, deception, and the trials of love-a story in which very little is as it seems
Summary
After his father forces him to become engaged to Lady Annabelle Ashton, a woman who has been disgraced by a scandal, Reginald Mason finds that his new fiancâee shares his resentment toward the impending marriage
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
RUSA Reading List, 2011.
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332005
Cataloging source
DLC
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Balogh, Mary
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Romance
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
A Matter of Class
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780786752218
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
A Matter of Class
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780786752218
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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