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The Measure of a Lady

(2006)
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Rachel van Buren arrives in Gold Rush San Francisco with two wishes: to protect her younger siblings and to return east as soon as possible. Both goals prove more difficult than she could imagine as her brother and sister are lured by the city's dangerous freedom and a missionary-turned-gambler stakes a claim on her heart. Rachel won't give up without a fight though, and soon all will learn an eloquent but humorous lesson about what truly makes a lady. Speak Politely. Even when you're the only respectable woman around, protesting the decadence of a city lost to gold fever. Dress Modestly. Wear your sunbonnet at all times. Ensure nobody sees your work boots muddied by the San Francisco streets. Remain Devoted to Family. Protect your siblings from the lures of the city, even against their wishes. Stand Above Reproach. Most difficult when a wonderful man turns out to be a saloon owner. Rise Above Temptation. No, not even just a little kiss.... When these rules become increasingly difficult to uphold, can Rachel Van Buren remain a beacon of virtue in a city of vice?

Genre: Inspirational

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Used availability for Deeanne Gist's The Measure of a Lady

Hardback Editions

April 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Measure of a Lady: A Novel
Author(s): Deeanne Gist
ISBN: 0-7642-0285-5 / 978-0-7642-0285-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bethany House
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Paperback Editions

August 2007 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Measure of a Lady (Walker Large Print Books)
Author(s): Deeanne Gist
ISBN: 1-59415-165-2 / 978-1-59415-165-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Christian Large Print
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June 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Measure of a Lady
Author(s): Deeanne Gist
ISBN: 0-7642-0073-9 / 978-0-7642-0073-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
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Audio Editions

December 2006 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Measure of a Lady
Author(s): Deeanne Gist
Publisher: Recorded Books
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December 2006 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Measure of a Lady
Author(s): Deeanne Gist
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

June 2006 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Measure of a Lady: A Novel
Author(s): Deeanne Gist
Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU