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David

Author: Mary Hoffman
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first thing I knew about life in the city was a knife at my throat and three ruffians at my back … When Gabrielle arrives in Florence and finds himself penniless and alone, he has only one ace up his sleeve… the name of a renowned sculptor and the hope of work. But never in his wildest dreams did he imagine that he would become the model for one of the world’s most famous statues, Michelangelo’s David, or that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Young adult fiction
Fiction
History
Young adult works
Teen fiction
Named Person: Michelangelo Buonarroti; Michelangelo Buonarroti
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Hoffman
ISBN: 9781408800515 1408800519 9781408800522 1408800527
OCLC Number: 757147792
Notes: Originally published: 2011.
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1 Blood and Milk --
2. The Old Block --
3. After the Sweet, the Bitter --
4. Followers of the Friar --
5. The Furious Ones --
6. Mothers --
7. Beginnings and Endings --
8. Threats and Rumours --
9. Another David --
10. Mars and Venus --
11. A Telling Blow --
12. The Mouth of Truth --
13. The Beast in the Labyrinth --
14. A Glimpse of the Moon --
15. The Best-known Face in Florence --
16. White Smoke --
17. Death of a Prince --
18. The City Decides --
19. The Giant Walks --
20. A Man of Marble --
21. A Sweet Room in Hell --
22. Once Was What You Are.
Responsibility: Mary Hoffman.

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An epic story of art, passion and danger set in turbulent sixteenth-century Florence  Read more...

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Teens will find enlightenment, and much to enjoy, in Mary Hoffman's marble-veined novel David ... This is a meaty, satisfying piece of work, astute and convincing The Telegraph David brings a sexy Read more...

 
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