The Resource The girl in the glass : a novel, Susan Meissner

The girl in the glass : a novel, Susan Meissner

Label
The girl in the glass : a novel
Title
The girl in the glass
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Susan Meissner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Renaissance is a word with hope infused in every letter. Since she was a child, Meg has dreamed of taking a promised trip to Florence, Italy, and being able to finally step into the place captured in a picture at her grandmother’s house. But after her grandmother passes away and it falls to her less-than-reliable father to take her instead, Meg’s long-anticipated travel plans seem permanently on hold. When her dad finally tells Meg to book the trip, she prays that the experience will heal the fissures left on her life by her parents’ divorce. But when Meg arrives in Florence, her father is nowhere to be found, leaving aspiring memoir-writer Sophia Borelli to introduce Meg to the rich beauty of the ancient city. Sofia claims to be one of the last surviving members of the Medici family and that a long-ago Medici princess, Nora Orsini, communicates with her from within the great masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance. When Sophia, Meg, and Nora’s stories intersect, their lives will be indelibly changed as they each answer the question: What if renaissance isn’t just a word? What if that’s what happens when you dare to believe that what is isn’t what has to be?
Summary
Meg travels to Florence where she meets Sophia Borelli, who claims to be a surviving member of the Medici family and who tells Meg the story of a Medici princess, Nora Orsini, as Meg realizes that the stories of the two women can help her face the struggles she has in her own life
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10146013
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
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Meissner, Susan
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Young women
  • Christian fiction
  • Florence (Italy)
Target audience
adult
Label
The girl in the glass : a novel, Susan Meissner
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes a readers' guide (p. [329]-331)
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
334 p.
Isbn
9780307730428
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780307730428
Label
The girl in the glass : a novel, Susan Meissner
Publication
Note
Includes a readers' guide (p. [329]-331)
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
334 p.
Isbn
9780307730428
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780307730428

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