The Resource It happened at the fair : a novel, Deeanne Gist

It happened at the fair : a novel, Deeanne Gist

Label
It happened at the fair : a novel
Title
It happened at the fair
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Deeanne Gist
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Gambling everything, including the family farm, Cullen McNamara travels to the 1893 Chicago World's Fair with his most recent invention. But the noise in the fair's Machinery Hall makes it impossible to communicate with potential buyers. In an act of desperation, he hires Della Wentworth, a teacher of the deaf, to tutor him in the art of lip-reading. The young teacher is reluctant to participate, and Cullen has trouble keeping his mind on his lessons while intently watching her lips. Like the newly invented Ferris wheel, he is caught in a whirl between his girl back home, his dreams as an inventor, and his unexpected attraction to his new tutor. Can he keep his feet on the ground, or will he be carried away?
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gist, Deeanne
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3607.I55
LC item number
I8 2013
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World's Columbian Exposition
  • Inventors
  • Teachers of the deaf
Label
It happened at the fair : a novel, Deeanne Gist
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes reading group guide
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Howard Books trade pbk. ed.
Extent
viii, [418] p.
Isbn
9781476738499
Lccn
2012037839
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 655548
  • (OCoLC)800024693
  • 651628
  • (OCoLC)ocn800024693
  • 651628
  • 655548
  • 655548
Label
It happened at the fair : a novel, Deeanne Gist
Publication
Note
Includes reading group guide
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Howard Books trade pbk. ed.
Extent
viii, [418] p.
Isbn
9781476738499
Lccn
2012037839
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 655548
  • (OCoLC)800024693
  • 651628
  • (OCoLC)ocn800024693
  • 651628
  • 655548
  • 655548

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