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Behind the scenes at the museum

Author: Kate Atkinson
Publisher: London ; New York : Doubleday, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ruby Lennox was conceived grudgingly by Bunty and born while her father, George, was in the Dog and Hare in Doncaster telling a woman in an emerald dress and a D-cup that he wasn't married. Bunty had never wanted to marry George but here she was, stuck with her three little girls in a flat above the pet shop in an ancient street below York Minster. Ruby tells the story of The Family, from the day at the end of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Atkinson, Kate.
Behind the scenes at the museum.
London ; New York : Doubleday, 1995
(OCoLC)646949612
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Atkinson
ISBN: 0385405952 9780385405959
OCLC Number: 33260208
Awards: Winner of Whitbread Book Awards: Book of the Year 1995
Winner of Whitbread Prize (First Novel) 1995
Winner of Whitbread Book Awards: First Novel Category 1995
Short-listed for Yorkshire Post Literary Award Best First Work Category 1996
Description: 332 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Kate Atkinson.

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Whitbread Book of the Year, 1995. Ruby was born while her father was in the pub. Her mother, Bunty, had never wanted to marry him, and dreamt of being swept off to America by a romantic hero, but  Read more...

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