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Book Information: Crimson Thread, the

Crimson Thread, the (2008) [Novel]
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Series: Once Upon a Time

Summary (From the publisher):

The year is 1880, and Bertie, having just arrived in New York with her family, is grateful to be given work as a seamstress in the home of textile tycoon J. P. Wellington. When the Wellington family fortune is threatened, Bertie's father boasts that Bertie will save the business, that she is so skillful she can "practically spin straw into gold."

Amazingly, in the course of one night, Bertie creates exquisite evening gowns -- with the help of Ray Stalls, a man from her tenement who uses an old spinning wheel to create dresses that are woven with crimson thread and look as though they are spun with real gold. Indebted to Ray, Bertie asks how she can repay him. When Ray asks for her firstborn child, Bertie agrees, never dreaming that he is serious....

Original title: The Crimson Thread: A Retelling of "Rumpelstiltskin"
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionFantasyFairy Tales
FictionChildren & Young AdultHistorical FictionUnited States and Canada
FictionChildren & Young AdultFantasyMyths And Fairy Tales

Edition #1: The Crimson Thread

The Crimson Thread (2008)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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Manifested in:

The Crimson Thread (June 17, 2008)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Simon Pulse
ISBN: 9781416959434
Dimensions: 4.1 x 6.9 x 0.9 in
Pages: 240

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