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Corporation Wife

(1960)
A novel by

 
 
1960, America. The moving story of four very different women, whose lives are changed forever by the ambitions of a large corporation, and the men who work for it.

"Skilful bestseller." Sunday Times

The arrival of Amtec Industries promises opportunities for the residents of Burnham Falls. But for the women of this sleepy town, it will also demand sacrifice and heartbreak.

Harriet is a dependable wife and mother. Will she risk her respectable life when her first love comes back to town on business?

Laura has enjoyed success as an actress. But now she faces her most demanding role yet, as the dutiful wife of the corporation president.

Sally has ambitions to be a writer. Can she remain loyal to her dreams while devoting herself to her husband's career?

Jeannie is the pretty, small town girl with big plans. But the cruel events of one night change how she sees herself, and how the town sees her.

The poignant tale of how living in a man's world affects the lives of four women in 1960s America. A provocative and bittersweet story from the bestselling Queen of Storytellers.

"Excellent Read." Sunday Express

"The Peyton Place of the Corporation Town." New York Times

Genre: Historical Romance

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Hardback Editions

July 1983 : UK Hardback
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Title: Corporation Wife (Charnwood Library)
Author(s): Catherine Gaskin
ISBN: 0-7089-8128-3 / 978-0-7089-8128-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Charnwood
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July 1977 : UK Hardback

Title: Corporation Wife
Author(s): Catherine Gaskin
ISBN: 0-00-221132-7 / 978-0-00-221132-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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Paperback Editions

March 1992 : UK Paperback
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Title: Corporation Wife
Author(s): Catherine Gaskin
ISBN: 0-00-616280-0 / 978-0-00-616280-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fontana Press
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1978 : UK Paperback
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Title: Corporation wife
Author(s): Catherine Gaskin
ISBN: 0-00-615306-2 / 978-0-00-615306-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fontana
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1973 : UK Paperback
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Title: Corporation wife
Author(s): Catherine Gaskin
ISBN: 0-00-613309-6 / 978-0-00-613309-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fontana
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April 1970 : UK Paperback
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Title: Corporation Wife
Author(s): Catherine Gaskin
ISBN: 0-00-612295-7 / 978-0-00-612295-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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Audio Editions

March 1999 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: Corporation Wife
Author(s): Catherine Gaskin
ISBN: 0-7531-0494-6 / 978-0-7531-0494-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Gold Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

January 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Corporation Wife: the moving story of four very different 1960s wives
Author(s): Catherine Gaskin
Publisher: Wyndham Books (Historical/Literary Fiction)
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