Crescendo: A Novel Romance Hardcover Kalpakian, Laura

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0394558529 1987 First edition; some edge wear and a bit of wrinkling to dust jacket, remainder mark on page ends; remnants of a previous owner's label on fep. This intricate generational saga has all the distinguishing characteristics of its genre: murder, lust, and venality carefully hidden beneath a veneer of responsibility and success. Former U.S. senator Ebeneezer Swallowgreedy, tyrannical, clever, and risen from povertyis founder of a Pacific coast shipping line. His is the generation that amasses wealth and power; his children's, the generation that through disdain or disinterest loses them; and their children's, the generation that must begin again. The novel focuses on Swallow's granddaughter, Claire, opening with the failed suicide attempt of Claire's husband and then moving fluently back and forth in time. -- Library Journal
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1987

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"Author: Kalpakian, Laura. Crescendo: A Novel. This intricate generational saga has all the distinguishing characteristics of its genre: murder, lust, and venality carefully hidden beneath a veneer of responsibility and success."
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