Queen Anne's Lace Author:Frances Parkinson Keyes Anne Chamberlain's family heritage is a proud one, but her practical circumstances are humble. Anne is a school teacher in sleepy little West Hamstead, Vermont, when she meets dynamic Neal Conrad. The recent graduate of Harvard sweeps her off her feet. They are married in two months, and they spend their honeymoon in Washington, where events ... more »will soon enough take them to spend their lives.
Anne will have to be satisfied with less attention from her husband than she would like as his political career burgeons. And, as a senator's wife, she must learn to deal with the attentions of the public, who demand polish and perfection that are not hers to give.
In the heady atmosphere of bustling, power-conscious Washington, Frances Parkinson Keyes has set her most moving human story, that of a young woman happily married, yet still struggling to build a life for herself.« less