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The story begins with the povery-stricken Emma, living in rags, and yet comes out of it a wonderful young adult. Her desire was to be rich-and that is EXACTLY what she became! She works her fingers to the bone to achieve her business goals, becomes a formidable woman, and always gets what she sets out to accomplish through her relentless perserverance! She runs her own chain of stores across the country.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1960's-1970's Life of a profession:    -   businessman, good overcoming bad ones    -   businessman, big Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes Kind of business    -   big business

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   8 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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