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Behind the Scenes at the Museum (1995) [Novel]
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Ruby Lennox, born above a pet shop in York at the halfway point of the twentieth century is determined to understand both the family that precedes her and the life that awaits her. Taking her own conception as her starting point, the irrepressible Ruby narrates a story of four generations of women, from her great-grandmother's affair with a French photographer, to her mother's unfulfilled dreams of Hollywood glamour, to her young sister's efforts to upstage the Queen on Coronation Day. Hurtling in and out of both World Wars, economic downfalls, the onset of the permissive '60s, and up to the present day, Ruby paints a rich and vivid portrait of family heartbreak and happiness.

Original title: Behind the Scenes at the Museum
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionTies That BindMultigenerational Sagas

Edition #1: Behind the Scenes at the Museum

Behind the Scenes at the Museum (1995)
Awards: Whitbread Book Award: Best First Novel (1995)
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Language: English

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Behind the Scenes at the Museum (1995)


ISBN: 0312150601

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