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The crimson petal and the white, Michel Faber

Label
The crimson petal and the white
Title
The crimson petal and the white
Statement of responsibility
Michel Faber
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At the heart of this panoramic, multidimensional narrative is the compelling struggle of a young woman to lift her body and soul out of the gutter. Faber leads readers back to 1870s London, where Sugar, a 19-year-old whore in the brothel of the terrifying Mrs. Castaway, yearns for escape to a better life
Summary
Yearning to escape her life of prostitution in 1870s London, Sugar finds her fate entangled in the complicated family life of patron William, an egotistical perfume magnate
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2002.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
069017
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Faber, Michel
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6056.A27
LC item number
C75 2002
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Perfumes industry
  • Young women
  • Prostitutes
  • Great Britain
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
The crimson petal and the white, Michel Faber
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Edinburgh : Canongate, c2002
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
838 pages
Isbn
9780156028776
Lccn
2002024138
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 49611026
  • 409063
Label
The crimson petal and the white, Michel Faber
Publication
Note
Originally published: Edinburgh : Canongate, c2002
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
838 pages
Isbn
9780156028776
Lccn
2002024138
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 49611026
  • 409063

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