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The ruby in the smoke (Sally Lockhart no. 1)

by Pullman, Philip, 1946-

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Sally Lockhart ; no. 1

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In nineteenth-century London, sixteen-year-old Sally, recently orphaned, must uncover two mysteries. One involves the opium trade and the other a stolen ruby. Full description

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Summary: In nineteenth-century London, sixteen-year-old Sally, recently orphaned, must uncover two mysteries. One involves the opium trade and the other a stolen ruby.
Physical Description: 230 pages ; 21 cm.
ISBN: 9780375845161 (tr.pbk.)
037584516X (tr.pbk.)
Author Notes: Philip Pullman was born in Norwich on October 19, 1946. He graduated from Oxford University with a degree in English. He taught at various Oxford middle schools and at Westminster College for eight years. He is the author of many acclaimed novels, plays, and picture books for readers of all ages. His first book, Count Karlstein, was published in 1982. His other books include: The Firework-Maker's Daughter; I Was a Rat!; Clockwork or All Wound Up; and The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ. He is also the author of the Sally Lockhart series and the His Dark Materials Trilogy. He is the author of The Book of Dust, volume 1. He has received numerous awards including the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Fiction Award for Northern Lights (The Golden Compass), the Whitbread Book of the Year Award for The Amber Spyglass, the Eleanor Farjeon Award for children's literature in 2002, and the Astrid Lindgren Award in 2005.

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