Click to read more about editions: father's arcane daughter by e l konigsburg librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Father's arcane daughterã â written by: el konigsburg setting ã â a) the story is set in a small town outside of pittsburgh named sewickley, pennsylvania the family being dealt with throughout the story is well known in their town and are quite wealthy. Fathers arcane daughter by e l konigsburg available in trade paperback on powellscom, also read synopsis and reviews winston's half-sister caroline was long presumed to be dead, killed by kidnappers when she was 17.
Father's arcane daughter written by: el konigsburg setting a) the story is set in a small town outside of pittsburgh named sewickley, pennsylvania the family being dealt with throughout the story is well known in their town and are quite wealthy. Father's arcane daughter (1976) — later published as my father's daughter  throwing shadows (1979), short story collection  journey to an 800 number (1982) — 1983 uk title, journey by first class camel.
Caroline was a made-for-tv drama film from 1990 as part of the hallmark hall of fame anthology series based on the novel father's arcane daughter by el konigsburg. Pittsburgh coffee shops, department stores, and neighborhoods are fondly documented while the carmichaels assume an air of benign enigma that is, truly, arcane docile readers may be able to get inside the emotional fog that surrounds them--indeed, to believe that money played no part in caroline's motives. Winston carmichael and his younger, hearing-disabled sister, heidi, live in a privileged, but insular household when their half-sister caroline returns to the family after having been kidnapped twenty years earlier, the children's overprotected lives are.
Father's arcane daughter by el konigsburg yearling paperback poor noticeably used book heavy wear to cover pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or. Her best-known titles included a proud taste for scarlet and miniver, the second mrs giaconda, father's arcane daughter, and throwing shadows she won the newbery honor in 1968 for from the mixed-up files of mrs basil e frankweiler and the william allen white award in 1970. (father's arcane daughter was originally published in 1976 so the kidnapping of an heiress would have been a timely plot line and in fact the book was the basis of an emmy-winning hallmark hall of fame movie. Father's arcane daughter marks the second of konigsburg's novels that i've read as an adult, and while maybe i've just been picking the wrong books, i'm beginning to understand why mixed-up files was the only one pushed on my by the librarians of my childhood.
Father's arcane daugher by el konigsburg essay sample a) the story is set in a small town outside of pittsburgh named sewickley, pennsylvania. Father's arcane daughter npr coverage of father's arcane daughter by e l konigsburg news, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Father's arcane daughter was originally published in 1976 in 2008, it was re-released with a slightly altered title, my father's daughter the narrator of the story is winston carmichael, a privileged kid living in a household filled with hired help. Father's arcane daughter was a childhood favorite that retains its appeal though i'm now in my 30s as with all of konigsburg's works, this book is a masterful tale that keeps you guessing until the very end. El konigsburg is the only author to have won the newbery medal and a newbery honor in the same year in 1968, from the mixed-up files of mrs basil e frankweiler won the newbery medal and jennifer, hecate, macbeth, william mckinley, and me, elizabeth was named a newbery honor book.
Get this from a library father's arcane daughter [e l konigsburg] -- kidnapped seventeen years before, a man's daughter by a former marriage appears at his new home in pittsburgh and affects the entire family. Fathers arcane daughter by e l konigsburg available in trade paperback on powellscom, also read synopsis and reviews.