By Sandi Krawchenko Altner

ISBN-10: 0988224917

ISBN-13: 9780988224919

ISBN-10: 1469783223

ISBN-13: 9781469783222

Wonderful...Welcome to Downton Abbey and Upstairs Downstairs with a Winnipeg twist.
-Ron Robinson, Winnipeg unfastened Press

Winner of the 2012 Carol Shields ebook Award, Ravenscraig, by means of Sandi Krawchenko Altner, unearths the secrets and techniques and lies that tie households jointly. Rupert Willows buries his merciless prior and schemes his solution to wealth and gear. Zev Zigman, a religious Jew, mounts a determined fight to convey his relations out of czarist Russia to the hot global and positioned down roots in what's to develop into Winnipeg’s famed North End.

Pitching wealthy opposed to negative in a brawling, raucous frontier urban within the early 1900s, Ravenscraig brings to lifestyles the day-by-day demanding situations of the booming inhabitants. Poverty, typhoid, prostitution scandals, and the immense grip the lives of the 2 households as they develop into entwined in every one other’s worlds.
Nothing is extra very important to Rupert J. Willows than the picture he has outfitted to conceal the deep mystery of his real identification. A grasp manipulator, the ruthless and charismatic Rupert buys his method into the higher classification while he purchases the opulent mansion, Ravenscraig corridor. it's the flip of the twentieth century in a single of the quickest starting to be towns in North the US. precise energy is inside of Rupert’s grab so long as his mystery remains buried.

Malka Zigman is a survivor. Orphaned in London, she sails to Canada to hitch her Uncle Zev and his kinfolk. With family members assets stretched skinny, Malka takes a possibility. Armed with an English accessory that belies her Jewish roots, she reinvents herself as Maisie Rosedale to realize front to the specific global of “the English” because the new maid at Ravenscraig Hall.

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