Behind the Scenes at the Museum

Behind the Scenes at the Museum

Author: Kate Atkinson

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9781466842663

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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A deeply moving family story of happiness and heartbreak, Behind the Scenes at the Museum is bestselling author Kate Atkinson's award-winning literary debut. National Bestseller Winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year Ruby Lennox begins narrating her life at the moment of conception, and from there takes us on a whirlwind tour of the twentieth century as seen through the eyes of an English girl determined to learn about her family and its secrets. Kate Atkinson's first novel is "a multigenerational tale of a spectacularly dysfunctional Yorkshire family and one of the funniest works of fiction to come out of Britain in years" (The New York Times Book Review).
Behind the Scenes at the Museum
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Kate Atkinson
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-02 - Publisher: St. Martin's Press

A deeply moving family story of happiness and heartbreak, Behind the Scenes at the Museum is bestselling author Kate Atkinson's award-winning literary debut. National Bestseller Winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year Ruby Lennox begins narrating her life at the moment of conception, and from there takes us on
Behind the Scenes at the Museum
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Dk Pub
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-30 - Publisher: DK Children

Take an exclusive backstage tour of the world's most exciting museums and discover their hidden treasures. This behind-the-scenes guide showcases a huge range of incredible artifacts from history and reveals the hard work, care, and effort that goes into collecting, preserving, and storing them. Ever wondered what happens to an
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Language: en
Pages: 208
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Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02 - Publisher: Lund Humphries Publishers Limited

The transformation of museums from the 'dreary, dusty places' they used to be to places that people want to be in, alongside objects they want to be near and ideas they want to understand and then share has been extraordinary. During the last twenty-five years, millions of pounds have been
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Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Danny Danziger
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-06-21 - Publisher: Penguin

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Language: en
Pages: 191
Authors: Rupert Smith
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Ebury Press

A behind-the-scenes look at the British Museum and its employees.