The Story of a Wager single work   short story   romance  
Issue Details: First known date: 1895... 1895 The Story of a Wager
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Well-written Anglo-American romance. Beautiful cold Florida-born Gabrielle Ryan wagers with her hard scornful fiancee Robert Vaughan to win the true heart of London QC Oliver Adonais for a pair of gloves. In the process she wins his heart and loses her own. Her pride and determination to win ruins both their lives and his rising career. Engaging depiction of awakening love between them. Brief references to the 'oddness' of American women. (PB)

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    y The Australian Journal vol. 30 no. 358 March 1895 Z1077703 1895 periodical issue 1895 pg. 386-390
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    United Kingdom (UK),
    Western Europe, Europe,
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