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The chemistry of tears

Author: Peter Carey
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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London, 2010. Grieving the loss of her lover, Swinburne museum curator Catherine Gehrig is given a special project--bring back to life an automaton whose original owner, 19th century Englishman Henry Brandling, was also confronted with the mystery of life and death.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Romance fiction
Science fiction
Love stories
Named Person: Henry C Brandling; Henry C Brandling
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Carey
ISBN: 9780307592712 0307592715
OCLC Number: 793326754
Description: 229 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Peter Carey.

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London, 2010. Grieving the loss of her lover, Swinburne museum curator Catherine Gehrig is given a special project--bring back to life an automaton whose original owner, 19th century Englishman Henry Brandling, was also confronted with the mystery of life and death.

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