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Second Hand Wife

(1941)
A novel by

 
 
In this deeply moving story of the love life of Sandra Trumbull, Kathleen Norris has written one of her most penetrating studies of love, marriage and divorce.

Sandra Trumbull had never expected to marry her boss Carter Cavendish. She had met his spoiled, beautiful wife, Betty. She had been to their luxurious home. She knew he adored his talented daughter Patsy. The events which led to the shocking divorce suit by Betty Cavendish, and the complications which follow upon Sandra's marriage lend strong dramatic realism to this engrossing novel. There is an exciting climax when Sandra and Carter face the question of whether their marriage is legal. How they overcome their problems and rescue Patsy from her unhappiness make a story as poignant and warm and human as any ever created by Kathleen Norris.



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