The Promise by Danielle Steel
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Young architect Michael Hillyard and artist Nancy  McAllister are determined to get married despite  his wealthy mother's disapproval. Then, minutes  before their wedding, a terrifying accident and a  cruel deception separate Michael and Nancy --  perhaps forever. Each pursues a new life -- Nancy in  California, Michael in New York. But eventually  nothing -- and no one -- can keep them apart as  they keep their vow never to say good-bye.

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About Danielle Steel

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Best-selling novelist Danielle Steel was born in New York City on August 14, 1947. She spent much of her early years in France where as a child she was often included in her parents dinner parties giving her a chance to observe the habits and lives of the wealthy and famous. She was raised in both N.Y. city and Europe by her father. She started writing stories as a child and by her teens had started writing poetry. She attended and graduated from Lycee Francais de New York. she studied literature, design, and fashion design - first at Parsons School of design and later at New York University. Her first novel Going Home was published in 1972. She also wrote children's fiction - authoring a series of 10 illustrated books entitled Max and Martha series aiming to help children face real life problems. In 2002 Danielle Steel was decorated by the French government as an "Officer" of the Order des Arts et des Letters, for her contributions to world culture. Her novels have been translated into 28 languages and are found in 47countries. Twenty-one of her novels have been adapted into TV movies or miniseries.
Published February 24, 2009 by Dell. 290 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Some of the memorable exchanges occur between the white men and the Chinese—there are examples of cultural stereotyping on both sides, such as the Chinese complaining that the white man is unable to tell the difference between a Burmese and a Chinese, and also how strange their English language s...

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Buck book I have read, following her more popular The Good Earth, which is the better of the two books.

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