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The force of such beauty : a novel / Barbara Bourland.

Bourland, Barbara, (author.).


Caroline, a former marathon runner who dropped out of school at fourteen to pursue an Olympic medal, was the perfect candidate for a tiara: shapely, disciplined, accustomed to public attention, and utterly uneducated. After she meets Finn, the handsome prince of a small European kingdom, her fate is sealed. With a collar of pearls locked around her throat and a rope of diamonds leashing her to a balcony, Caroline uses her once-powerful body to smile, wave, and produce children with perfect grace. But once she begins to open her eyes to the world around her--and examine her own reflection--Caroline discovers that she may have entered a bargain that cannot be undone. The Force of Such Beauty is a heart-wrenching and compulsively readable testament to the way in which real-life power structures around the world ultimately rest on the subjugation of women bodies.

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  • ISBN: 9780593329344
  • ISBN: 0593329341
  • Physical Description: 386 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: [New York] : Dutton, [2022]
Subject: Dropouts > Fiction.
Marriage > Fiction.
Princesses > Fiction.
Women prisoners > Fiction.
Escapes > Fiction.
Europe > Fiction.

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Castlegar Public Library.


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Castlegar Public Library FIC BOU (Text) 35146002316271 Fiction Volume hold Checked out 2023-10-20

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