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The blood stone

Author: Jamila Gavin
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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In the early seventeenth century, young Venetian Filippo Veroneo travels from Venice to Afghanistan to rescue his imprisoned father, Geronimo, and stops in India to raise the ransom by selling his father's beautiful diamond to the ruler Shah Jehan, who later uses the stone as the model for the Taj Mahal.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Geronimo Veroneo; Geronimo Veroneo; Geronimo Veroneo
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jamila Gavin
ISBN: 0374308462 9780374308469
OCLC Number: 56057900
Target Audience: Young Adult.
Description: 340 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Jamila Gavin.
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In the early seventeenth century, young Venetian Filippo Veroneo travels from Venice to Afghanistan to rescue his imprisoned father, Geronimo, and stops in India to raise the ransom by selling his father's beautiful diamond to the ruler Shah Jehan, who later uses the stone as the model for the Taj Mahal.

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