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The Painted Girls

After their father's death, the two van Goethem sisters must find a way to support themselves and their alcoholic mother in 1878 Paris. Marie begins to train to enter the ballet and is soon modeling in the studio of Edgar Degas where she meets a wealthy patron of the ballet who offers her assistance that may have strings attached. Meanwhile, Antoinette must choose between hard labor and other more profitable jobs open to a young woman in Paris.

The Painted Girls
by Cathy Marie Buchanan

  • Publication Date: February 4, 2014
  • Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction
  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Riverhead Trade
  • ISBN-10: 1594632294
  • ISBN-13: 9781594632297