The Pearl in the Attic

The Pearl in the Attic


  • Author : Karen McCombie
  • Publisher : Scholastic UK
  • Release Date : 2017-06
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781407180953


The Pearl in the Attic Book Description :

Scarlet finds a real treasure in her grandma's flat: a novel that her gran wrote, imagining the life of a girl just like Scarlet. But as Scarlet reads about Ruby's life in Victorian London, she begins to realise this is no piece of fiction - Ruby was real! A real life, facing real danger - and a mystery that rumbles on to the present day....

The Attic  the Pearls   Three Fine Girls

The Attic the Pearls Three Fine Girls


  • Author : Jennifer Brewin
  • Publisher : J Gordon Shillingford Pub Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1896239501


The Attic the Pearls Three Fine Girls Book Description :

Jayne is a bi-sexual corporate shark, Jojo is a university professor obsessed with Brecht, and Jelly is an eccentric artist who loves boxes. A romp through the attic in the home of their recently-deceased father reminds the Fine sisters of their childhood and forces them to redefine their future together....

Girl with a Pearl Earring
Score: 3.5
From 2,873 Ratings

Girl with a Pearl Earring


  • Author : Tracy Chevalier
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2001-01-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1101219475


Girl with a Pearl Earring Book Description :

The New York Times bestselling novel by the author of Remarkable Creatures and The Last Runaway Translated into thirty-nine languages and made into an Oscar-nominated film, starring Scarlett Johanson and Colin Firth Tracy Chevalier transports readers to a bygone time and place in this richly-imagined portrait of the young woman who inspired one of Vermeer's most celebrated paintings. History and fiction merge seamlessly in this luminous novel about artistic vision and sensual awakening. Girl with a Pearl Earring tells the story of sixteen-year-old Griet, whose life is transformed by her brief encounter with genius . . . even as she herself is immortalized in canvas and oil....

The Buddha in the Attic
Score: 4
From 124 Ratings

The Buddha in the Attic


  • Author : Julie Otsuka
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2011-08-23
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307700469


The Buddha in the Attic Book Description :

Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award For Fiction National Book Award and Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist A New York Times Notable Book A gorgeous novel by the celebrated author of When the Emperor Was Divine that tells the story of a group of young women brought from Japan to San Francisco as “picture brides” nearly a century ago. In eight unforgettable sections, The Buddha in the Attic traces the extraordinary lives of these women, from their arduous journeys by boat, to their arrival in San Francisco and their tremulous first nights as new wives; from their experiences raising children who would later reject their culture and language, to the deracinating arrival of war. Once again, Julie Otsuka has written a spellbinding novel about identity...

In Grandma s Attic
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

In Grandma s Attic


  • Author : Arleta Richardson
  • Publisher : David C Cook
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0781432685


In Grandma s Attic Book Description :

A collection of stories of life in the late nineteenth century, many reflecting the Christian faith of the author's family, including tales of pride in a new dress, a special apron for grandpa, and a little girl lost while asleep in her own bed....

Henry s Attic

Henry s Attic


  • Author : Ford Richardson Bryan
  • Publisher : Wayne State University Press
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0814326420


Henry s Attic Book Description :

Henry's Attic provides fascinating documentation of some of the one million artifacts in the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village. The items represent both Henry Ford's passion for collecting Americana and the astonishing array of gifts—some of great historic value and others of a distinctly homegrown variety—that account for almost half of the museum's collections. It was the quantity of these gifts and the unusual and even unique nature of many of them that provided the inspiration for this book. Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, which Ford established in Dearborn, Michigan in the late 1920s, was intended to recreate the slow-paced, rural character of America before the advent of the automobile. The purchases he made and the gifts h...