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The world before her

by Deborah Weisgall

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women sculptors,
  • Married people,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDeborah Weisgall
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3573.E39796 W67 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination278 p. ;
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24966518M
    ISBN 100618746579
    ISBN 109780618746576
    LC Control Number2008004734
    OCLC/WorldCa179794691

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This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue. Watch Queue Queue. Deborah Weisgall has written extensively about the arts—painting, music, and performance—for the New York Times, theAtlantic, Esquire, Connoisseur and The New first novel, Still Point, was set in the world of ballet and her family memoir, A Joyful Noise, focuses on the role of music, both opera and cantotorial, in her father’s celebrated lineage.

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The World Before Her Director: Nisha Pahuja Year: Run Time: 90min Ruhi Singh is on her way to Bombay to participate in an intense beauty boot camp as a contestant in the Miss India pageant, a surefire launching pad to fame in a country of billion people.

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Become a World Book Insider. Stay up to speed on all we have to offer-plus activities, crafts, and blogs for parents and educators in our newsletter. THE WORLD BEFORE HER takes an in-depth look at two distinct sub-cultures available to women and girls in modern India: a popular beauty pageant and a Hindu extremist girls' camp.

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