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The Orange Blossom Special

A Novel

by Betsy Carter

Hardcover, 296 pages, Workman Pub Co, List Price: $23.95 |


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A Novel
Betsy Carter

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Hoping to build new lives for herself and her troubled young daughter, Dinah, Tessie, a young widow, returns to Florida and to the place where she and her late husband had spent their honeymoon, building an all-new family from the people living at the crossroads, the designated rest stop for the passenger train connecting New York with Miami.