An Absolute Scandal

An Absolute Scandal

A Novel

eBook - 2008
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Random House, Inc.
An inside view of the greed and social power plays behind the closed doors of upper-crust society, An Absolute Scandal looks at a world where money isn't everything . . . sometimes, it's the only thing. And when the money disappears in the thick of a financial crisis, the real story begins.For Nigel Cowper, this means the destruction of his family business; his wife, Lucinda, is willing to do everything she can to help him—except give up her irresistible lover. The powerful, charismatic banker Simon Beaumont and his equally successful wife Elizabeth lose everything they've worked so hard to acquire; but the ultimate tragedy is something that neither one could have anticipated. Yet the well-to-do are not the only ones whose lives are upended: a self-sufficient widow, a single mother, and a schoolmaster find that their lives are also turned upside down in this deliciously readable tale.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Baker & Taylor
During the boom-or-bust days of the 1980s, a group of people is brought together by the devastating financial woes of Lloyd's, including Nigel Cowper, faced with the destruction of his family business; his wife Lucinda, who refuses to give up her lover; charismatic banker Simon Beaumont and his ad exec wife; a debt-ridden widow; a desperate single mother; and others. 50,000 first printing.

Publisher: 2008
ISBN: 9780385526968
Branch Call Number: E-Book
Characteristics: data file
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