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In his father's footsteps / Danielle Steel.

by Steel, Danielle [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : Macmillan, 2018Description: 321 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781509877584; 1509877584; 9780399179266; 0399179267.Subject(s): Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction | Americanization -- Fiction | Wealth -- Psychological aspects -- 20th century -- Fiction | Wealth -- Psychological aspects -- 20th century -- Fiction | Jews -- United States -- Fiction | Ex-concentration camp inmates -- Fiction | Social mobility -- United States -- 20th century -- Fiction | American Dream -- Fiction | Adult children of immigrants -- Fiction | Lower East Side (New York, N.Y) -- Fiction | New York (State) -- New York. -- Fiction | Fathers and sons -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Domestic fiction.DDC classification: 813.6 Summary: When U.S. troops occupy Germany, friends Jakob and Emmanuelle are saved from the terrible fate of so many in the camps. With the help of sponsors, they make their way to New York. In order not to be separated, they allow their friendship to blossom into love and marriage, and start a new life on the Lower East Side, working at grueling, poorly paid jobs. Decades later, through talent, faith, fortune, and relentless hard work, Jakob has achieved success in the diamond business, invested in real estate in New York, and shown his son, Max, that America is truly the land of opportunity. Max is a rising star, a graduate of Harvard with friends among the wealthiest, most ambitious families in the world. And while his parents were thrown together by chance, Max chooses a perfect bride to start the perfect American family.
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When U.S. troops occupy Germany, friends Jakob and Emmanuelle are saved from the terrible fate of so many in the camps. With the help of sponsors, they make their way to New York. In order not to be separated, they allow their friendship to blossom into love and marriage, and start a new life on the Lower East Side, working at grueling, poorly paid jobs. Decades later, through talent, faith, fortune, and relentless hard work, Jakob has achieved success in the diamond business, invested in real estate in New York, and shown his son, Max, that America is truly the land of opportunity. Max is a rising star, a graduate of Harvard with friends among the wealthiest, most ambitious families in the world. And while his parents were thrown together by chance, Max chooses a perfect bride to start the perfect American family.

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