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The scrapbook of Frankie Pratt : a novel in pictures

Author: Caroline Preston
Publisher: New York : Ecco, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"For her graduation from high school in 1920, Frankie Pratt receives a scrapbook and her father's old Corona typewriter. Despite Frankie's dreams of becoming a writer, she must forgo a college scholarship to help her widowed mother. But when a mysterious Captain James sweeps her off her feet, her mother finds a way to protect Frankie from the less-than-noble intentions of her unsuitable beau. Through a kaleidoscopic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Experimental fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Preston
ISBN: 9780061966903 0061966908
OCLC Number: 757824928
Description: 228 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Caroline Preston.
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"For her graduation from high school in 1920, Frankie Pratt receives a scrapbook and her father's old Corona typewriter. Despite Frankie's dreams of becoming a writer, she must forgo a college scholarship to help her widowed mother. But when a mysterious Captain James sweeps her off her feet, her mother finds a way to protect Frankie from the less-than-noble intentions of her unsuitable beau. Through a kaleidoscopic array of vintage postcards, letters, magazine ads, ticket stubs, catalog pages, fabric swatches, candy wrappers, fashion spreads, menus, and more, we meet and follow Frankie on her journey in search of success and love."--Page 2 of cover.

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