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Author Gavin, Jamila.

Title The blood stone / Jamila Gavin.

Imprint New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005.

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 GDL Central Library Children's Fiction    j GAVIN,JAM    Available
Edition 1st American ed.
Description 340 p. : map ; 22 cm.
Note Originally published: [London] : Egmont Books, 2004.
Summary In the early seventeenth century, young Venetian Filippo Veroneo travels from Venice to Afghanistan to rescue his imprisoned father, Geronimo, and stops in India to raise the ransom by selling his father's beautiful diamond to the ruler Shah Jehan, who later uses the stone as the model for the Taj Mahal.
Subject Veroneo, Geronimo, fl. 1630 to 1653 -- Juvenile fiction.
Veroneo, Geronimo, fl. 1630 to 1653 -- Fiction.
Diamonds -- Fiction.
Voyages and travels -- Fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Fiction.
Extrasensory perception -- Fiction.
Taj Mahal (Agra, India) -- Fiction.
India -- History -- 1526-1765 -- Fiction.
Venice (Italy) -- History -- 1508-1797 -- Fiction.
Italy -- History -- 1559-1789 -- Fiction.
ISBN 0374308462 : $18.00
Standard No. 9780374308469

 
    
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