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Carnegie's Maid: A Novel



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Author
Benedict, Marie
Descriptors
Biographical Fiction
Historical Fiction-American
Household Employees
Immigrants
Irish
Man-Woman Relationships
Location/Setting:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Time Period:
1860s
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Summary
A recent immigrant from Ireland, Clara Kelley assumes the identity of a fellow passenger who died during the voyage. She secures a position as lady’s maid to Margaret Carnegie, Andrew Carnegie’s mother. Clara’s goal is to send money back to her struggling family in Ireland. Andrew is attracted to Clara, and they secretly spend time together. Andrew shares some of his business expertise with Clara and welcomes her suggestions until Clara disappears when Mrs. Carnegie learns of her deceptions.
Critique
For lovers of historical fiction.
ISBN
9781492646617
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# of Pages
281
Published
2018
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Reviewer's Initials: ED BRM CO


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