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The Resource Golden Earrings

Golden Earrings

Label
Golden Earrings
Title
Golden Earrings
Statement of responsibility
Belinda Alexandra
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A powerful saga of family, love, honour and betrayal from the bestselling author of TUSCAN ROSE 'You who judge me: come! Let me tell you a story ...' Paloma Batton is the granddaughter of Spanish refugees who fled Barcelona after the Civil War. A disciplined student with the School of the Paris Opera Ballet, Paloma lets little get in the way of her career until she receives a mysterious pair of golden earrings. She begins exploring her Spanish heritage and becomes fascinated by 'la Rusa', a woman who rose from poverty to become one of the great flamenco dancers of modern times before committing suicide. As Paloma begins to unravel the secrets of the past, she discovers more than one person who had good reason for wanting la Rusa dead, including Paloma's own grandmother. Golden Earrings is a story that moves between two great cities: Barcelona in the lead-up to the Civil War and Paris in the 1970s. It is the story of two women and the extremes to which they are willing to go for love. It is a story of great passions - and great betrayals - where nothing is quite as it seems. 'totally enthralling' - Herald Sun
Summary
Paloma Batton is the grand-daughter of Spanish refugees who fled Barcelona after the Civil War. A disciplined student with the School of the Paris Opera Ballet, Paloma lets little get in the way of her career until she receives a visit from an otherworldly being who leaves her with a pair of golden earrings. Realising that she has been given a quest, Paloma begins exploring her own Spanish heritage and makes the connection between the visitor and 'La Rusa', a young Andalusian girl who rose from poverty to become one of the great flamenco dancers of modern times. La Rusa died while living in exile in Paris in 1952. Her death was ruled a suicide but as Paloma begins to unravel the secrets of the tightly knit Spanish emigre community, she discovers more than one person who had good reason for wanting La Rusa dead, including Paloma's own grandmother. This story that moves between two great cities: Barcelona during the Civil War and Paris in the 1970s. It is the story of two women and the extremes to which they are willing to go for love. It is a story of great passions - and great betrayals - where nothing is quite as it seems.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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10446075
Cataloging source
DLC
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Alexandra, Belinda
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Golden Earrings
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:e4c8cc50-f3b9-46f1-9bb2-0167bea6b345
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780730497769
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Golden Earrings
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:e4c8cc50-f3b9-46f1-9bb2-0167bea6b345
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780730497769
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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