Friday, May 17, 2013

The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt: A Novel in Pictures by Caroline Preston

The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt:
A Novel in Pictures
by Caroline Preston

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Book Excerpt

Published: 2011
Publisher: Ecco
Genre: Crafts, Historical, 1920s fiction
Hardback: 240 pages
Rating: 5

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The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt is a visually stunning, totally unique, full-color novel in the form of a scrapbook, set in the burgeoning bohemian culture of the 1920s and featuring an endearing, unforgettable heroine.

Caroline Preston, author of the New York Times Notable Book Jackie by Josie, uses a kaleidoscopic array of vintage memorabilia—postcards, letters, magazine ads, ticket stubs, catalog pages, fabric swatches, candy wrappers, fashion spreads, menus and more—to tell the tale of spirited and ambitious Frankie’s remarkable odyssey from Vassar to Greenwich Village to Paris, in a manner that will delight crafters, historical fiction fans, and anyone who loves a good coming-of-age story ingeniously told.


My two-bits:
In-a-word(s): the Bee's Knees

Loved the visual way this story is presented - so creative!

Bits of history and a romance are portrayed through clippings, pictures, courier typewriter text inserts, and other treats.

Make sure and view the book trailer below to get an idea of what is in between the covers. It is sure to delight!

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  1. I loved the teaser video and now I want to read this one. I hadn't heard of it before so thanks for sharing.

    I put it on GR shelf and tweeted

    sophiarose1816 at gmail dot com

  2. Thanks for sharing!

    added to GR


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