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The Alum Maker's Secret

The Alum Maker's Secret( )
Author: Chance, Stephen
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.00
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LONG-LISTED FOR THE PEGGY CHAPMAN-ANDREWS NOVEL AWARD (Bridport Prize). The prize is for an author's first novel.At the inception of the industrial era, Ana, daughter of a Spanish urine trader, complains she feels 'bartered like a Moor' to procure work for her father in a desolate and inhospitable region of northern England. Making alum, a beautiful translucent crystal, essential to the dyeing of cloth, has been a lucrative business for centuries, however, its obscure and obnoxious...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 8 x 0.83 Inches
Book Weight:1.04 Pounds

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