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Commitment by Julie Ellis
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Commitment

by Julie Ellis

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WHEN DREAMS ARE SHATTERED, THEY LEAVE ONLY HOPE. Born into the family of a wealthy Jewish businessman, Carol Simon’s privileged world falls apart when her father shoots himself as the stock market plummets. Little more than a child, she faced to take a menial job, but already she nurtures a secret ambition: to become an architect But these are the days of the depression, when a young girl’s aspirations are quashed by the struggle to survive. An offer of marriage seems to be a dream come true – but it is the beginning of a nightmare. How Carol endures her tragedy, comes through the Second World War and the McCarthy witch-hunts to realise her ambition without betraying her heritage, is a moving and tender story of one woman’s courage and commitment. ‘Julie Ellis’s prodigious storytelling skills deliver both vivid settings and characters to care about’PUBLISHERS WEEKLY… (more)

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