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The Glass Ocean Lori Baker

The Glass Ocean

Lori Baker

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ISBN : 9781482933048
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In this story of becoming, flamehaired, six-foot-two in stocking feet, newly orphaned Carlotta Delloro recounts the lives of her parentssolitary glassmaker Leopoldo Delloro and beautiful, unreachable Clotilde Girard, who met on an expedition aboardMoreIn this story of becoming, flamehaired, six-foot-two in stocking feet, newly orphaned Carlotta Delloro recounts the lives of her parentssolitary glassmaker Leopoldo Delloro and beautiful, unreachable Clotilde Girard, who met on an expedition aboard the Narcissus in 1841and discovers in their loves and losses, their omissions and obsessions, the circumstances of her abandonment and the weight of her inheritance. With a master artisans patience and exquisite craft, debut novelist Lori Baker has created a gemlike Victorian world, a place where mistakes of the past reappear in the future, art can destroy, and family is not to be trusted.