Gloucester: Sawyer Free Library


The Governor's lady : a novel / by Robert Inman.


  • ISBN: 9780895876089 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0895876086 (hbk.)
  • Description: 331 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Winston-Salem, North Carolina : John F. Blair, Publisher, [2013]

Available copies

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Fiction FICTION/ Inman (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Adult Fiction FIC/ INMAN (Text to phone) Checked out 08/11/2014

Content descriptions

Summary: Cooper Lanier has been surrounded by politics her entire life. Her late father, Cleve Spainhour, was a beloved two-term Southern governor, as was her husband, Pickett Lanier. Now, Cooper is taking office as governor herself, succeeding Pickett as he campaigns for president. On her first day, as the state is blindsided by a blizzard, Cooper quickly realizes she is surrounded by leftovers from her husband's administration and that Pickett intends to manage the state's affairs from the campaign trail, even if it means undermining her every command. Cooper is faced with the stark choice of seizing control or becoming a phony, irrelevant figurehead.
Subject: Women governors > Fiction.
Women > Political activity > Fiction.