The Passion of Dellie O'Barr
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The Passion of Dellie O'Barr

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Everybody in McDade has always thought of Dellie O'Barr as "the good little sister"--until she falls urgently in love with Populist rabble-rouser Andrew Ashland. For his love, Dellie tosses aside her own status--a privileged life and perfect reputation--burns down a local store that denies Populists credit and leaves her rich husband to chase after her lover when he disapp...more
Hardcover, 353 pages
Published January 3rd 1996 by Algonquin Books
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It's been awhile since I read this, but as I remember, it's a sort of prequel to the Lily books. Written in the same, easy style. A genuine pleasure to read.
Another good, Easy to read enjoyable Read by Cindy Bonner! A bit of daring forbidden romance, history & adventure!
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“And I don't believe in such a thing as "happily ever after". There's only happily every now and then. I find the hardest trick is to recognize the now-and-thens, and to bask in them when they come. Happiness is a choice we make, like how to wear our hair, or having coffee with breakfast and tea at night.” 31 likes
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