The Truth Beneath the Surface

Book Club Kit - 2014
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Dr. Vela Ostofvold is a forensic librarian, a Sherlock Holmes of the book world. She interprets the physical accumulation of ephemera, inscriptions, and notations made by readers; which contributes to a secondary story independent from the authors' text. Vela's mother Olivia is a prominent opera star. Her father's identity is a mystery. On a visit to her mother's apartment in Rome, Vela and her best friend and fellow book enthusiast, Amelia, discover a suitcase jammed under the bed. It contains memorabilia of Olivia's career and the influence of her first voice coach Miss Penelope Arthur. Vela is captivated by a bundle of letters written by Miss Arthur during her assignment as a governess in India. Interwoven in the exotic travelogue of Maharajas and fire dancers in the desert, Vela finds clues to her paternity. Watermark the truth beneath the surface is a poignant tale of past loves, missed opportunities and true devotion.
Publisher: [Vancouver, B.C.] : [Sari Sikstrom], c2014
ISBN: 9781497398740
Branch Call Number: BOOK CLUB SETS - S
Characteristics: 10 copies + 1 research guide


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