Stitching a Life in Persimmon Hollow

Stitching a Life in Persimmon Hollow In At Home in Persimmon Hollow readers hearts were captured by Agnes Foster as she built a new life for herself in a very special frontier town amid the Florida wilderness and found love along the wa

  • Title: Stitching a Life in Persimmon Hollow
  • Author: Gerri Bauer
  • ISBN: 9781616369637
  • Page: 197
  • Format: Paperback
  • In At Home in Persimmon Hollow, readers hearts were captured by Agnes Foster as she built a new life for herself in a very special frontier town amid the Florida wilderness and found love along the way Now, in the second novel of the Persimmon Hollow Legacy series, we meet starry eyed seamstress Josefa Gomez Living with her aunt and uncle, the housekeeper and caretakerIn At Home in Persimmon Hollow, readers hearts were captured by Agnes Foster as she built a new life for herself in a very special frontier town amid the Florida wilderness and found love along the way Now, in the second novel of the Persimmon Hollow Legacy series, we meet starry eyed seamstress Josefa Gomez Living with her aunt and uncle, the housekeeper and caretaker at Agnes and Seth s Taylor Grove compound, Josefa longs for the glamorous life of a fashion designer far beyond her small town But her dreams of designing exquisite gowns for rich women in Paris and New York alarm her Tia Lupita, who fears that Josefa s ambitions are unrealistic for a girl of her station In late 19th century America, a Mexican woman s best prospect may well be a suitable marriage and a position in the household of a kind employer When Lupita announces a plan for Josefa to move away from Persimmon Hollow to live with distant relatives in Texas and prepare for an arranged marriage, the headstrong beauty knows she has to make an audacious choice Will Josefa follow her dreams of glamor or submit to her aunt s plans for stability and security Can she find a way to use her gifts in a truly productive way And when a choice arises between two suitors, will she choose a rich man who could give her all the outward trappings she desires, or a quiet carpenter who has fewer material goods but a bigger heart

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    1. Stitching a Life in Persimmon Hollow is the second book in Persimmon Hollow Legacy series (set in 1888). Josefa Gomez Rodriguez is twenty-two and wants more out of her life. Josefa is living with her Aunt Lupita and Uncle Alfredo in Persimmon Hollow, Florida after the death of her parents and sister a year ago. Josefa has the chance to apprentice to the dressmaker in town (it will be a two-month apprenticeship) and she takes it. Her Aunt Lupita wants to send her to Texas to live with relatives w [...]

    2. Stitching a Life in Persimmon Hollow is about a young lady named Josefa Gomez who dreams of being the world's best dressmaker and designer. She figures she will get rich that way and not have to live the life her aunt and uncle say she will live based on her station in life as a servant.Josefa meets Mr. Oswald Heller III who is of the Philadelphia Hellers who are very rich and high up in the social circles Josefa wishes to be in. Oswald has other plans for the people of Persimmon Hollow, specifi [...]

    3. Endorsement: "Stitching a Life in Persimmon Hollow is a story is about a young women, Josefa, and her desire to follow her dreams to become an enamored seamstress and to find true love. Josefa struggles as she tries to figure out what she wants in life and who and what is most important. The loveable characters, along with the charming and delightful story will capture the heart of readers from the first page. This novel is a marvelous edition to the Persimmon Hollow Legacy series that readers a [...]

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