By Marie Benedict
From the writer of The different Einstein, the enchanting story of what sort of girl may have encouraged an American dynasty.
Clara Kelley isn't who they suspect she is. She's no longer the skilled Irish maid who used to be employed to paintings in a single of Pittsburgh's grandest families. She's a bad farmer's daughter with nowhere to move and not anything in her wallet. however the different girl with an identical identify has vanished, and pretending to be her simply may perhaps get Clara a few cash to ship again home.
If she will be able to sustain the ruse, that's. Serving as a lady's maid within the family of Andrew Carnegie calls for talents he does not have, answering to an icy mistress who principles her sons and her area with an iron fist. What Clara does have is a get to the bottom of as powerful because the metal Pittsburgh is turning into recognized for, coupled with an uncanny realizing of commercial, and Andrew starts off to depend on her. yet Clara cannot allow her safeguard down, no longer even if Andrew turns into whatever greater than an organization. Revealing her previous could smash her destiny -- and her family's.
With alluring perception and middle, Carnegie's Maid tells the tale of 1 tremendous girl who could have spurred Andrew Carnegie's transformation from ruthless industrialist into the world's first real philanthropist..
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