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Average Reviewer Rating: 3.1 out of 4
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Ambitions: The Life and Love of John and Susannah Morrissey

  by Frank Baillargeon

Language: English

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Review 1 ~ Official Review by Blessing Chi Peculiar ~ Rated 5 out of 5 ~ View the review

Review 2 ~ Official Review by Darlings O ~ Rated 4 out of 5 ~ View the review

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Previous Book of the Day!

Ambitions was book of the day on 2023-08-06!

Original Quick Blurb for Ambitions

For readers who enjoy 19th-Century romance, against-all-odds stories, triumph over tragedy, gritty life in lower Manhattan, and the struggles of Irish Catholic immigrants, Ambitions will keep you turning pages.

Blurb added on November 18, 2022, at 12:41 pm by fjbaillargeon.


Ambitions was self-published.

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Ambitions was added to by Darlings O on November 18, 2022, at 11:47 am.

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