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Daughter of Venice (2003) [Novel]
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A rich story set in the Venice of 1592 illuminates the life of Donata, a noble girl living in a palazzo on the Grand Canal. Girls of her class receive no education, and rarely leave the palazzo. Donata longs to be tutored like her brothers and to see the Venice she has glimpsed on the map in her fatherís study. What is the world beyond her balcony, beyond what she sees when she glides, veiled, in a gondola down the canal? Dressed as a boy, Donata escapes the palazzo on the Grand Canal to see the world before she is shut away in a convent, and to try to find a way to escape her fate. Donata risks everything; she changes her life, and her familyís life, forever when she walks through the door and encounters a Venice she never knew existed.

Original title: Daughter of Venice
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionChildren & Young AdultHistorical FictionEurope

Edition #1: Daughter of Venice

Daughter of Venice (2003)
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Language: English

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Daughter of Venice (2006)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
ISBN: 0440229286
Pages: 288

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