Two strangers from very different worlds--Peter Haskell, the president of a major pharmaceutical empire, and Olivia Thatcher, the wife of a famous senator--find their lives forever altered by five days in Paris. 1,500,000 first printing. Lit Guild Main.
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.
Matilda is a genius, but her parents treat her like a dolt, so she applies her untapped mental powers to get revenge on her parents and rid her school of the evil headmistress. \"Dahl has written another fun and funny book with a child\'s perspective on an adult world. As usual, Blake\'s comical sketches are the perfect complement to the satirical humor.\"--School Library Journal.