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A Flickering Light

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Returning to her Midwest roots, award-winning author Jane Kirkpatrick draws a page from her grandmother's photo album to capture the interplay between shadow and light, temptation and faith that marks a woman's pursuit of her dreams.

She took exquisite photographs,
but her heart was the true image exposed.

Fifteen-year-old Jessie Ann Gaebele loves nothing more than capturing a gorgeous Minnesota landscape when the sunlight casts its most mesmerizing shadows. So when F.J. Bauer hires her in 1907 to assist in his studio and darkroom, her dreams for a career in photography appear to find root in reality.

With the infamous hazards of the explosive powder used for lighting and the toxic darkroom chemicals, photography is considered a man' s profession. Yet Jessie shows remarkable talent in both the artistry and business of running a studio. She proves less skillful, however, at managing her growing attraction to the very married Mr. Bauer.

This luminous coming-of-age tale deftly exposes the intricate shadows that play across every dream worth pursuing-and the irresistible light that beckons the dreamer on.

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9781578569809
    • Manufacturer: Waterbrook Pr
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9781578569809
    • Publication Date: 04/01/2009
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Jane Kirkpatrick
    • Page Count: 387
    • Width: 5.23 inches
    • Height: 1.08 inches
    • Length: 8.04 inches
    • Weight: 0.74 pounds
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