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Shining Windows

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Young, beautiful Joyce Ballard always lived in great luxury. Engaged to Paul von Schwerin, she looks forward to a life of ease befitting her social position and wealth. Suddenly the Ballards lose their fortune. And Joyce begins a hard new life on a rundown ranch.

Frightened by her poverty, Joyce searches for the strength of character to make good on her own. At first her d
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Paperback, 285 pages
Published 1970 by Paperback Library (first published 1935)
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Educated at the University of California, Kathleen married Charles Norris, brother of the author Frank Norris, in 1909. She was a prolific author, producing over 80 novels in addition to numerous short stories and articles. Norris was a regular contributor to leading magazines such as Atlantic and Ladies' Home Journal. Her first novel, Lost Sunrise, appeared in 1909 and was immediately popular. By ...more
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