Confessions of an ugly stepsister: A Novel

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Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister
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9780060392826
9780060987527
9781419389894
9780061762598
9781449869861
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UG
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Lexile measure:
860L
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Grouping Title confessions of an ugly stepsister
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display_description From Gregory Maguire, the acclaimed author of Wicked, comes his much-anticipated second novel, a brilliant and provocative retelling of the timeless Cinderella tale. We all have heard the story of Cinderella, the beautiful child cast out to slave among the ashes. But what of her stepsisters, the homely pair exiled into ignominy by the fame of their lovely sibling? What fate befell those untouched by beauty ... and what curses accompanied Cinderella's exquisite looks? Set against the rich backdrop of seventeenth-century Holland, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister tells the story of Iris, an unlikely heroine who finds herself swept from the lowly streets of Haarlem to a strange world of wealth, artifice, and ambition. Iris's path quickly becomes intertwined with that of Clara, the mysterious and unnaturally beautiful girl destined to become her sister. While Clara retreats to the cinders of the family hearth, burning all memories of her past, Iris seeks out the shadowy secrets of her new household--and the treacherous truth of her former life. Far more than a mere fairy-tale, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister is a novel of beauty and betrayal, illusion and understanding, reminding us that deception can be unearthed--and love unveiled--in the most unexpected of places.
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subject_facet Audiobooks (CD), Beauty, Personal -- Fiction, Cinderella (Tale) -- Adaptations -- Audiobooks (CD), Fairy tales -- Adaptations, Haarlem (Netherlands) -- Fiction, Stepsisters -- Fiction
title_display Confessions of an ugly stepsister
title_full Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister A Novel, Confessions of an ugly stepsister / Gregory Maguire ; illustrations by Bill Sanderson, Confessions of an ugly stepsister [sound recording] / by Gregory Maguire
title_short Confessions of an ugly stepsister
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Audiobooks (CD), Beauty, Personal, Cinderella (Tale), Fairy tales, Fantasy, Fiction, Folklore, Stepsisters