Burton, Ludima Gus The Tycoon and the School Teacher (An Avalon Career Romance)
New York Avalon Books 2000 0803494327 / 9780803494329 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Near Fine dust jacket
Spine slightly slanted, small strip of pastedown missing at upper part of back hinge. Ex-library with minimal marking. DJ in protective cover taped to boards. A bright, attractive copy.
"Teacher Brenda Harrison is nervous about her summer job writing a book for wealthy race-car driver, Alexander Stone. Once she meets him she falls hopelessly in love but hides it while completing the book for Alexander's parents' anniversary. As a sports car designer, race-car driver and heir to an impressive collection of rare and valuable antique cars, Alexander wants this book to be absolutely perfect. He feels she is unqualified but when she encourages him to follow his dream of designing cars and proves to be a very capable and savvy writer, he begins to change his mind. Once he realizes he loves her, he wants her to give up her job as a teacher in a tough, inner-city school and become his full-time wife. She is devastated. It looks as though their worlds are falling apart. However, their love for each other helps them to make the necessary compromises and realizes that both their dreams have come true."; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall