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The scrapbook of Frankie Pratt : a novel in pictures
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Published:
New York : Ecco, c2011.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
228 pages : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Status:
GCP Carbon Fiction
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Description

"The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt is a literary bottle rocket--loaded with whimsy, pizzazz, and heart." --Adriana Trigiani

"Is it possible that I have just read/experienced/devoured the most delightful book ever published? Do not argue with me: There is magic here and genius." --Elinor Lipman

"A ripping yarn of emancipated girlish adventure." --Audrey Niffenegger

The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt is a visually stunning, totally unique, full-color novel in the form of a scrapbook, set in the burgeoning bohemian culture of the 1920s and featuring an endearing, unforgettable heroine. Caroline Preston, author of the New York Times Notable Book Jackie by Josie, uses a kaleidoscopic array of vintage memorabilia--postcards, letters, magazine ads, ticket stubs, catalog pages, fabric swatches, candy wrappers, fashion spreads, menus and more--to tell the tale of spirited and ambitious Frankie's remarkable odyssey from Vassar to Greenwich Village to Paris, in a manner that will delight crafters, historical fiction fans, and anyone who loves a good coming-of-age story ingeniously told.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780061966903, 0061966908
Lexile Score:
730

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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."--Cover, p. [2].
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APA Citation (style guide)

Preston, C. (2011). The scrapbook of Frankie Pratt: a novel in pictures. New York: Ecco.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Preston, Caroline. 2011. The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt: A Novel in Pictures. New York: Ecco.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Preston, Caroline, The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt: A Novel in Pictures. New York: Ecco, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Preston, Caroline. The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt: A Novel in Pictures. New York: Ecco, 2011. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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