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The Tenth Gift: A Novel
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Broadway Books
Publication date May 26, 2009
Pages 392
Binding Paperback
Edition 1
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780307405234
ISBN-10 0307405230
Dimensions 1 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Original list price $15.00
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: In an expensive London restaurant, Julia Lovat receives a gift that will change her life. At first glance it is a book of exquisite 17th-century embroidery patterns belonging to a woman named Catherine Ann Tregenna. Yet in its margins Julia discovers faintly written diary entries that date back to 1625. They reveal that Catherine and others were stolen from their Cornish church by Muslim pirates and taken on a brutal voyage to Morocco to be auctioned off as slaves. Captivated by this dramatic discovery, Julia sets off to North Africa to determine the authenticity of the book and to uncover more of Catherine’s mesmerizing story. There, in the company of a charismatic Moroccan guide, amid the sultry heat, the spice markets, and exotic ruins, Julia will discover buried secrets. And in Morocco, she will lose her heart just as Catherine did before her.

Though they live almost 400 years apart, the stories of these two women converge in an extraordinary and haunting manner that will make readers wonder—is history fated to repeat itself?

"The Tenth Gift is wildly yet convincingly romantic—a rare combo…both a sensitive portrayal of Muslim culture and a delectable adventure of the heart."—USA Today

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780307405227
 
from Crown Pub (May 6, 2008)
9780307405227 | details & prices | 390 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $25.95
About: The art of embroidery uncannily links two fascinating women of different eras and their equally passionate love storiesIn an expensive London restaurant, Julia Lovat receives a gift that will change her life.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780307405234
 
The price comparison is for this edition
1 edition from Broadway Books (May 26, 2009)
9780307405234 | details & prices | 392 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $15.00
About: In an expensive London restaurant, Julia Lovat receives a gift that will change her life.
Miscellaneous
from Crown Pub (May 6, 2008)
9780307409249 | details & prices | List price $15.00

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