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The scrapbook of Frankie Pratt : a novel in pictures

Author: Caroline Preston
Publisher: New York : Ecco, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print 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 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Caroline Preston.
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The author has collected antique scrapbooks since she was in high school, and has worked as an archivist at the Peabody/Essex Museum and Harvard University. This title presents one of these  Read more...

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"Impossible to crack open the book without wanting to devour it... a tale of the Roaring '20s illustrated in the dazzling language of trinkets and baubles... the kind of visual candy that coffee Read more...

 
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