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Three generations of beautiful women and their journey from rags to riches.
Audra, the impoverished children's nanny from Leeds who sacrificed everything for her only daughter.
Christina, the talented art student who won world renown as a fashion designer -- yet who has known pain and heartache.
Kyle, the rebellious young woman who chafes against her mother's success and in whom her grandmother's spirit of duty and sacrifice is reborn.
Act of Will is the sparkling, compulsive story of their remarkable lives, moving from the bleak Yorkshire Dales, through London, to the glamorous world of New York haute couture.
'Pure gold - a runaway bestseller' Cosmopolitan
'The storyteller of substance' The Times
ISBN: 9780586058503 ISBN-10: 0586058508 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 528 Published: 1st April 1992 Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 17.6 x 11.2
Weight (kg): 0.28
About the Author
Barbara Taylor Bradford was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, and by the age of twenty was an editor and columnist on Fleet Street.
In 1979, her first novel, A Woman of Substance was published. That enduring bestseller was followed by fifteen others. Her novels have sold more than sixty-one million copies worldwide. She lives in New York City with her husband, producer Robert Bradford.