Legacy

Danielle Steel, Author
Danielle Steel, Delacorte, $28 (336p) ISBN 978-0-385-34313-8
Reviewed on: 08/02/2010
Release date: 09/01/2010
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Steel (Big Girl) rebounds from a string of less than stellar books with this inspiring story about a frustrated woman who rediscovers her passion for life during a genealogical quest. After Brigitte Nicholson loses her archeologist boyfriend and her university admissions office job in the span of two days, she agrees to help her mother do some research for a family history project. Brigitte becomes hooked after she discovers a mystery in their family's past: how did a Dakota Sioux princess end up buried in Brittany as a noblewoman alongside a distant relative? Brigitte's quest to learn the story of the Marquise de Margerac (née Wachiwi) takes her from Salt Lake City to Sioux Falls, S.D., and eventually to Paris, where she meets Marc Henri, a fetching Sorbonne literature professor. Steel splices in passages from Wachiwi's life—abduction by a Crow war party, traveling to France, surviving the French Revolution—to create a doubly absorbing romantic adventure. (Oct.)
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