Breath and Bones

Breath and Bones

by Susan Cokal

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Overview

In 1884, Famke Summerfugl is ousted from her convent in Denmark for ... sensuousness and pulled from servitude by a second-rate painter named Albert Castle. Loving to be looked at, and able to stand perfectly still without shivering, Famke is the ideal artist’s model.

When Albert takes his eight-foot masterpiece and leaves his model behind, Famke sets out over the Atlantic, convinced that she is his muse.

Following Mirabilis, her highly acclaimed debut, Susann Cokal blends pre-Raphaelite painting, American brothels, Utahan polygamists, a bit of cross-dressing, a dynamite-wielding labor movement, one California millionaire, and the invention of electrical stimulation (as treatment for consumption) into a comic novel that gallops across the American west.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781932961157
Publisher: Unbridled Books
Publication date: 05/03/2006
Edition description: First Trade Paper Edition
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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