The Dutch house : a novel / Ann Patchett.

At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia....

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Main Author: Patchett, Ann, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers, [2019]
Edition:First edition.
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Summary:At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves. Cyril's son Danny and his older sister Maeve are exiled from the house where they grew up by their stepmother. The two wealthy siblings are thrown back into the poverty their parents had escaped from and find that all they have to count on is one another.
Physical Description:337 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN:9780062963673
0062963678
9780062966292
0062966294