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The Resource The ornatrix, Kate Howard

The ornatrix, Kate Howard

Label
The ornatrix
Title
The ornatrix
Statement of responsibility
Kate Howard
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A young woman born with a strange birthmark on her face leaves her sheltered childhood and becomes hairdresser and personal maid to a former courtesan who draws her into a world of desire and jealousy lurking behind the wealth and privilege of Perugia
  • Born with a strange birthmark on her face, Flavia is alienated even from her family. She leaves her sheltered childhood and becomes an ornatrix, a hairdresser and personal maid to a former courtesan. Ghostanza draws her into a world of desire and jealousy lurking behind the wealth and privilege of Perugia. In a society where admiration is everything and perfection is the ultimate, elusive goal, Flavia soon finds beauty in her grasp in the form of the poisonous but stunning white lead cerussa. What lengths will she go to, to leave her marked face behind?
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Summary
A young woman born with a strange birthmark on her face leaves her sheltered childhood and becomes hairdresser and personal maid to a former courtesan who draws her into a world of desire and jealousy lurking behind the wealth and privilege of Perugia
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10528391
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Howard, Kate
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Birthmarks
  • Perugia (Italy)
  • Birthmarks
  • Italy
Target audience
adult
Label
The ornatrix, Kate Howard
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn943645648
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
300 pages
Isbn
9781468313826
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)943645648
Label
The ornatrix, Kate Howard
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn943645648
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
300 pages
Isbn
9781468313826
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)943645648

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