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Author Durst-Benning, Petra, author.

Title The glassblower / Petra Durst-Benning.

Publication Info. Las Vegas, NV : AmazonCrossing, [2014]
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Fiction  F DURST    AVAILABLE
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Description 481 pages ; 21 cm.
Summary "In the village of Lauscha in Germany, things have been done the same way for centuries. The men blow the glass, and the women decorate and pack it. But when glassblower Joost Steinmann passes away unexpectedly one September night, his three daughters must learn to fend for themselves. While feisty Johanna takes a practical approach to looking for work, Ruth follows her heart, aiming to catch the eye of a handsome young villager. But it is dreamy, quiet Marie who has always been the most captivated by the magic and sparkling possibilities of the craft of glassblowing. As the spirited sisters work together to forge a brighter future for themselves on their own terms, they learn not only how to thrive in a man's world, but how to remain true to themselves--and their hearts--in the process."--p.[4] of cover.
Subject Glass blowing and working -- Fiction.
Sisters -- Fiction.
Added Author Willcocks, Samuel, translator.
ISBN 9781477820278 (trade pbk. : alk. paper)
1477820272 (trade pbk. : alk. paper)
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