Land of the Afternoon Sun
A NovelBook - 2016
Land of the afternoon sun follows a disinherited English baron and a young New York heiress who marry and move West to build an agricultural empire in Palm Springs in the 1920s when it was just a budding town on the edge of the Mojave Desert. It is also the story of a woman finding her own personality and strength in the West against a breathtaking desert landscape that changes constantly and shows its deadly side in poisonous snakes, flash floods and sand storms, with dramatic moments of forbidden romance, reversals, treachery, betrayal and, ultimately, triumphs.
Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee : Turner Publishing Company, 
Copyright Date: ©2016
Branch Call Number: FICTION Wood, Barbara
Characteristics: xii, 488 pages ; 24 cm