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The Forgotten Seamstress

Author : Liz Trenow
ISBN : 9780007480852
Genre : Fiction
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A stunning book set in the Edwardian era about a seamstress working at Buckingham Palace. Full of drama, betrayal and compelling historical detail – The Forgotten Seamstress by Liz Trenow is perfect for fans of Kate Morton and Joanne Harris.

The Dressmaker Of Draper S Lane

Author : Liz Trenow
ISBN : 9781509879823
Genre : Fiction
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The richest silk hides the deepest secrets . . . The Dressmaker of Draper’s Lane revisits the opulence and extravagance of the London silk trade in the mid-eighteenth century which Liz Trenow wrote about in her previous bestselling novel, The Silk Weaver. 1768, London. As a foundling who rose from poverty and now runs her own successful dressmaking business in the heart of society London, Miss Charlotte is a remarkable woman, admired by many. She has no need, nor desire, to marry. The people she values most are her friend Anna, her recently-found sister Louisa and nephew Peter. She feels herself fortunate, and should be content with what she has. But something is missing. A small piece of rare silk discovered in a bundle of scraps at auction triggers a curious sense of familiarity, and prompts her to unpick a past filled with extraordinary secrets and revelations . . .

The March On Washington Jobs Freedom And The Forgotten History Of Civil Rights

Author : William P. Jones
ISBN : 9780393082852
Genre : History
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A history professor describes the impact and history of the opening speech made during the March on Washington by the trade unionist Philip Randolph whose vision and fight for equal economic and social citizenship began in 1941. 15,000 first printing.

The Forgotten Family Of Liverpool

Author : Pam Howes
ISBN : 9781786811905
Genre : Fiction
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The Seamstress Of Hollywood Boulevard

Author : Erin McGraw
ISBN : 0547524870
Genre : Fiction
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A Kansas seamstress reinvents herself in Los Angeles, but the past comes back to haunt her, in this “superb, surprising” historical novel (The Seattle Times). At age seventeen, Nell Plat is an unhappily married woman, quick with her needle and wit, but ill-suited to wifely duties like cooking, mothering, and tending to her boorish husband. Unable to shake her dreams of glamour and excitement, she abandons her family and quiet life in Kansas for the hustle, bustle, and glittering lights of Los Angeles. Among the wannabes and celebrities of the silver screen, Nell reinvents herself as Madame Annelle, seamstress to the stars. But just as she begins stitching her way to success, her past shows up on her doorstep, threatening to unravel her carefully crafted ruse. “Meticulously researched” (The A.V. Club) and “vibrant with historical accuracy” (SFGate)—based on the true story of the author’s grandmother—The Seamstress of Hollywood Boulevard is a fascinating look at old Hollywood glamour, gender roles, and the ever-evolving American dream.

Neal S Charcoal Sketches

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ISBN : HARVARD:32044018927418
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Poems Grave And Gay

Author : John Gibson (of East Linton, Scotland.)
ISBN : UIUC:30112040331347
Genre : English poetry
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The Seamstress And The Wind

Author : César Aira
ISBN : 9780811219341
Genre : Fiction
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As he runs wildly amok, Aira captures childhood’s treasures — the reality of the fable and the delirium of invention — in this hilariously funny book. The Seamstress and the Wind is a deliciously laugh-out-loud-funny novel. A seamstress who is sewing a wedding dress for the pregnant local art teacher fears that her son, while playing in a big semitruck, has been accidentally kidnapped and driven off to Patagonia. Completely unhinged, she calls a local taxi to follow the semi in hot pursuit. When her husband finds out what’s happened, he takes off after wife and child. They race not only to the end of the world, but to adventures in desire — where the wild Southern wind falls in love with the seamstress, and a monster child takes up with the truck driver. Interspersed are Aira’s musings about memory and childhood, and his hometown of Coronel Pringles, with a compelling view of the hard lot of this working-class town, situated not far from Buenos Aires.

Peter Ploddy And Other Oddities

Author : Joseph Clay Neal
ISBN : MINN:31951002053390D
Genre : American wit and humor
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West Tennessee S Forgotten Children

Author : Alan N. Miller
ISBN : 0806353090
Genre : Reference
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"The following pages contain records of apprenticeships in the counties of West Tennessee from the earliest surviving records until the practice became uncommon, usually in the late 1870's or 1880's" -- Introduction.

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