The wedding dress / Danielle Steel.

By: Steel, Danielle, 1948- [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Macmillan, 2020Description: 291 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781509878079 ; 1509878076 Subject(s): Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Intergenerational relations -- Fiction | Wedding costume -- Fiction | Married women -- Fiction | Marriage -- Fiction | Weddings -- Fiction | Families -- Fiction | Heirlooms -- Fiction | Motherhood -- Fiction | Mothers and daughters -- Fiction | Dresses -- Fiction | San Francisco (Calif.) -- Fiction | Paris (France) -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. DDC classification: 813.6 Summary: The story of a family and a special dress, handed down from mother to daughter, during times of fortune, loss, tragedy and victory, by the world's favourite storyteller, Danielle Steel. The Deveraux family were among the most important members of 1920s San Francisco society, and the wedding of their daughter Eleanor to wealthy banker Alexander Allen would be the highlight of the 1929 social calendar. The wedding, held in the family's magnificent Pacific Heights mansion, was everything they'd hoped, and Eleanor's dress was a triumph. Designed by one of the most famous fashion houses in Paris, it was exquisite in every way. But the dream life, along with the most perfect honeymoon in Europe, was about to come to an end when Alex received news of the Wall Street Crash. It appeared that the family had lost everything. In the years that followed, the Deveraux lived through periods of huge social and political change. What helped to unite them was the beautiful wedding dress, first worn by Eleanor, which remained a family heirloom and continued to hold a special place in the hearts of a family desperate to survive the turmoil and changing fortunes of the times.
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"One extraordinary dress. Four generations. One remarkable story"--Cover.

Simultaneously published in New York by Delacorte Press.

The story of a family and a special dress, handed down from mother to daughter, during times of fortune, loss, tragedy and victory, by the world's favourite storyteller, Danielle Steel. The Deveraux family were among the most important members of 1920s San Francisco society, and the wedding of their daughter Eleanor to wealthy banker Alexander Allen would be the highlight of the 1929 social calendar. The wedding, held in the family's magnificent Pacific Heights mansion, was everything they'd hoped, and Eleanor's dress was a triumph. Designed by one of the most famous fashion houses in Paris, it was exquisite in every way. But the dream life, along with the most perfect honeymoon in Europe, was about to come to an end when Alex received news of the Wall Street Crash. It appeared that the family had lost everything. In the years that followed, the Deveraux lived through periods of huge social and political change. What helped to unite them was the beautiful wedding dress, first worn by Eleanor, which remained a family heirloom and continued to hold a special place in the hearts of a family desperate to survive the turmoil and changing fortunes of the times.

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