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A Reliable Wife

Algonquin Books (Mar 31, 2009)
Hardcover – 291 pages
ISBN: 1565125967 / 9781565125964
Rural Wisconsin, 1909. In the bitter cold, Ralph Truitt, a successful businessman, stands alone on a train platform waiting for the woman who answered his newspaper advertisement for "a reliable wife." But when Catherine Land steps off the train from Chicago, she's not the "simple, honest woman" ...