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Eight girls taking pictures : a novel /

-- Eight Girls Taking Pictures This captivating novel opens in 1917 as Cymbeline Kelley surveys the charred remains of her photography studio, destroyed in a fire started by a woman hired to help take care of the house while Cymbeline pursued her photography career. This tension? between wanting and needing to be two places at once; between domestic duty and ambition; between public and private life; between what?s seen and what?s hidden from view?echoes in the stories of the other seven women in the book. Among them: Amadora Allesbury, who creates a world of color and whimsy in an attempt to recapture the joy lost to WWI; Clara Argento, who finds her voice working alongside socialist revolutionaries in Mexico; Lenny Van Pelt, a gorgeous model who feels more comfortable photographing the deserted towns of the French countryside after WWII than she does at a couture fashion shoot; and Miri Marx, who has traveled the world taking pictures, but also loves her quiet life as a wife and mother in her New York apartment. Crisscrossing the world and a century, -- How to Make an American Quilt, Eight Girls Taking Pictures is her most ambitious book: a bold, immersive, and unforgettable narrative that shows how the art, loves, and lives of the past influence our present.

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  • "-- Eight Girls Taking Pictures This captivating novel opens in 1917 as Cymbeline Kelley surveys the charred remains of her photography studio, destroyed in a fire started by a woman hired to help take care of the house while Cymbeline pursued her photography career. This tension? between wanting and needing to be two places at once; between domestic duty and ambition; between public and private life; between what?s seen and what?s hidden from view?echoes in the stories of the other seven women in the book. Among them: Amadora Allesbury, who creates a world of color and whimsy in an attempt to recapture the joy lost to WWI; Clara Argento, who finds her voice working alongside socialist revolutionaries in Mexico; Lenny Van Pelt, a gorgeous model who feels more comfortable photographing the deserted towns of the French countryside after WWII than she does at a couture fashion shoot; and Miri Marx, who has traveled the world taking pictures, but also loves her quiet life as a wife and mother in her New York apartment. Crisscrossing the world and a century, -- How to Make an American Quilt, Eight Girls Taking Pictures is her most ambitious book: a bold, immersive, and unforgettable narrative that shows how the art, loves, and lives of the past influence our present."@en
  • "A tale inspired by the lives of famous twentieth-century female photographers traces the progression of feminism and photography in various world regions as each woman explores private and public goals while balancing the demands of family and creativity."@en
  • "A tale inspired by the lives of famous twentieth-century female photographers traces the progression of feminism and photography in various world regions as each woman explores private and public goals while balancing the demands of family and creativity."

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  • "Electronic books."@en
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction."@en
  • "Fiction."
  • "Ausgabe."
  • "Biographical fiction."
  • "Biographical fiction."@en

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  • "Eight girls taking pictures : a novel /"@en
  • "Eight girls taking pictures : a novel /"
  • "8 girls taking pictures."@en
  • "Eight girls taking pictures /"
  • "Eight Girls Taking Pictures."@en
  • "Eight Girls Taking Pictures A Novel/"@en