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Out of Body, Out of Mind

Ruth Brandon - Fiction - 1987 - 234 pages
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Surreal Lives: The Surrealists, 1917-1945

Ruth Brandon - Art - 2000 - 554 pages
A guide to Surrealism traces the movement's origins from the final days of World War I through the following decades, focusing on the work of such seminal artists as Marcel ...
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The People's Chef: The Culinary Revolutions of Alexis Soyer

Ruth Brandon - Cooking - 2009 - 336 pages
During the first half of the 19th century, Alexis Soyer became the most famous cook -and man-in London. In addition to his kitchen inventions and best-selling cookbooks, Soyer ...
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Ugly Beauty: The Ugly Face of the Beauty Business

Ruth Brandon - Business & Economics - 2011 - 304 pages
From acclaimed novelist and cultural historian Ruth Brandon comes a captivating dual biography of the legendary founders of the cosmetics industry, Helena Rubinstein and Eugène ...
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Governess: The Lives and Times of the Real Jane Eyres

Ruth Brandon - History - 2008 - 303 pages
Examines the history of the governess in nineteenth-century England, using the papers of governesses including Anna Leonowens and the Bronte sisters.
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Caravaggio's Angel

Ruth Brandon - Fiction - 2008 - 272 pages
Dr Reggie Lee, newly arrived at the National Gallery, is putting together a small exhibition around three Caravaggios depicting 'St Cecilia and the Angel'. One is at the Getty ...
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The Uncertainty Principle

Ruth Brandon - Fiction - 1996 - 264 pages
Charts one woman's thirty-year search for her lost daughter. By the author of Tickling the dragon.
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