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The Orange Girl
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Phoenix
Publication date August 1, 2005
Pages 151
Binding Paperback
Edition New
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780753819920
ISBN-10 0753819929
Dimensions 0.50 by 5 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.35 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $16.99
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
From the author of 'SOPHIE'S WORLD', this is a modern fairy tale with a philosophical twist.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: From the author of SOPHIE'S WORLD, a modern fairy tale with a philosophical twist.

'My father died eleven years ago. I was only four then. I never thought I'd hear from him again, but now we're writing a book together'

To Georg Rÿed, his father is no more than a shadow, a distant memory. But then one day his grandmother discovers some pages stuffed into the lining of an old red pushchair. The pages are a letter to Georg, written just before his father died, and a story, 'The Orange Girl'.

But 'The Orange Girl' is no ordinary story - it is a riddle from the past and centres around an incident in his father's youth. One day he boarded a tram and was captivated by a beautiful girl standing in the aisle, clutching a huge paper bag of luscious-looking oranges. Suddenly the tram gave a jolt and he stumbled forward, sending the oranges flying in all directions. The girl simply hopped off the tram leaving Georg's father with arms full of oranges. Now, from beyond the grave, he is asking his son to help him finally solve the puzzle of her identity.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780297849049
 
from Orion Pub Co (November 30, 2004)
9780297849049 | details & prices | 151 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.65 lbs | List price $20.00
About: After his grandmother gives him a letter written by his father before his death and hidden away for years, fifteen-year-old Georg Roed attempts to discover the identity of the mysterious Orange Girl who had captivated his father.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780753819920
 
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New edition from Phoenix (August 1, 2005)
9780753819920 | details & prices | 151 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $16.99
About: From the author of 'SOPHIE'S WORLD', this is a modern fairy tale with a philosophical twist.

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