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Ruby

(1992)
(The first book in the Landry series)
A novel by

 
In the heart of the bayou, Ruby Landry lives a simple, happy life. But innocence can't last forever...

The only family Ruby Landry has ever known are her loving guardian, Grandmère Catherine, a Cajun spiritual healer, and her drunken, outcast Grandpèrb Jack. Although thinking about her dead mother and mysterious father sometimes makes her feel as mournful as the wind sighing through the Spanish moss, Ruby is grateful for all she has. Her life is filled with hope and promise...especially when her attraction for handsome Paul Tate blossoms into a mysterious, wonderful love. But Paul's wealthy parents forbid him to associate with a poor Landry, and Grandmère urges her to follow her dream of becoming a great painter, foreseeing a time when Ruby will be surrounded with riches in the dazzling city of New Orleans! Yet she cannot know how close that uncertain future looms....

In a faded photograph, Ruby glimpses for the first time the image of her father -- and learns of a shameful deception and a shocking scheme of blackmail that now must come to light. Stunned by these revelations, she is devastated when Grandmère dies, leaving her to seek out her father in his vast New Orleans mansion. There, in a house of lies, madness, and cruel torment, Ruby clings to her memories of Paul to keep her heart alive. For only their love can save her now....

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy    Get it on Google Play


Hardback Editions

February 1994 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Ruby (Landry Saga)
Author(s): V C Andrews
ISBN: 0-7857-3788-x / 978-0-7857-3788-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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March 1995 : USA Turtleback

Title: Ruby (Landry Series)
Author(s): V C Andrews
ISBN: 0-606-05989-X / 978-0-606-05989-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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January 1995 : UK Hardback
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Title: Ruby (Windsor Selections)
Author(s): Virginia Andrews
ISBN: 0-7451-7775-1 / 978-0-7451-7775-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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May 1994 : USA Hardback
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Title: Ruby (Landry Series)
Author(s): V C Andrews
ISBN: 1-56895-074-8 / 978-1-56895-074-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Pub Inc
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February 1994 : USA Hardback
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Title: Ruby (New Virginia Andrews)
Author(s): Virginia Andrews
ISBN: 0-671-71842-8 / 978-0-671-71842-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD
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February 1994 : USA Hardback
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Title: Ruby (Landry Saga)
Author(s): V C Andrews
ISBN: 0-671-75935-3 / 978-0-671-75935-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atria Books
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Paperback Editions

June 2017 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Ruby (Landry)
Author(s): V C Andrews
ISBN: 1-5011-6224-1 / 978-1-5011-6224-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Books
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May 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: Ruby (Landry)
Author(s): V C Andrews
ISBN: 1-4516-9710-4 / 978-1-4516-9710-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Gallery Books
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September 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: Ruby (Landry)
Author(s): Virginia Andrews
ISBN: 0-7434-6832-5 / 978-0-7434-6832-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Books
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August 1995 : USA Paperback
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Title: Ruby
Author(s): V C Andrews
ISBN: 0-671-85216-7 / 978-0-671-85216-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Books
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November 1994 : USA Paperback
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Title: Ruby (Landry)
Author(s): Virginia Andrews
ISBN: 0-671-71887-8 / 978-0-671-71887-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
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February 1994 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Ruby (Landry)
Author(s): V C Andrews
ISBN: 0-671-75934-5 / 978-0-671-75934-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Books
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January 1992 : USA Paperback
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Title: Ruby (Landry)
Author(s): V C Andrews
ISBN: 0-553-23367-X / 978-0-553-23367-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
Availability: Amazon UK   


Audio Editions

July 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Ruby: The Landry Series, Book 1
Author(s): V C Andrews
Publisher: Recorded Books
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January 1995 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: Ruby: Complete & Unabridged
Author(s): Virginia Andrews
ISBN: 1-85695-901-5 / 978-1-85695-901-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Isis Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

September 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Ruby (THE LANDRY FAMILY Book 1)
Author(s): Virginia Andrews
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
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February 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Ruby (Landry Book 1)
Author(s): V C Andrews
Publisher: Pocket Books
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