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Publisher Description

The Imposter Bride by Nancy Richler is an unforgettable novel about a mysterious mail-order bride in the wake of WWII, whose sudden decision ripples through time to deeply impact the daughter she never knew

In the wake of World War II, a young, enigmatic woman named Lily arrives in Montreal on her own, expecting to be married to a man she's never met. But, upon seeing her at the train station, Sol Kramer turns her down. Out of pity, his brother Nathan decides to marry her instead, and pity turns into a deep—and doomed—love. It is immediately clear that Lily is not who she claims to be. Her attempt to live out her life as Lily Azerov shatters when she disappears, leaving a new husband and a baby daughter with only a diary, a large uncut diamond – and a need to find the truth
Who is Lily and what happened to the young woman whose identity she stole? Why has she left and where did she go? It's up to the daughter Lily abandoned to find the answers to these questions, as she searches for the mother she may never find or truly know.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2013
January 29
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
368
Pages
PUBLISHER
St. Martin's Press
SELLER
Macmillan
SIZE
790.8
KB

Customer Reviews

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The Imposter Bride

This was a beautiful story of a daughter's search for identity, a sense of her roots and coming to terms with human frailty. This is not what it appears, nor do the character's become the usually expected story line... Beautiful prose and some meaningful insights into post WWII.