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  • ISBN: 9781451682694
  • ISBN: 1451682697
  • Physical Description: vi, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 336-338).
Summary, etc.:
This captivating novel opens in 1917 as Cymbeline ... Read More
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader UG 7.7 19 158138
Subject: Women photographers > Fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
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24510. ‡aEight girls taking pictures : ‡ba novel / ‡cWhitney Otto.
2463 . ‡a8 girls taking pictures.
250 . ‡aFirst Scribner hardcover edition.
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504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 336-338).
520 . ‡aThis 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, "Eight Girls Taking Pictures "is an affecting meditation on the conflicts women face and the choices they make. These memorable characters seek extraordinary lives through their work, yet they also find meaning and reward in the ordinary tasks of motherhood, marriage, and domesticity. Most of all, this novel is a vivid portrait of women in love--in love with men, other women, children, their careers, beauty, and freedom.
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