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4 edition of mineral palace found in the catalog.

mineral palace

Heidi Julavits

mineral palace

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Published by Virago in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women journalists -- Colorado -- Fiction.,
  • Colorado -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: U.S.: Putnam, 2000; London: Virago, 2001.

    StatementHeidi Julavits.
    GenreFiction.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination336 p. ;
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18581833M
    ISBN 101860499171

    He slid one end carefully under the white bandage that covered his head. The once-mighty King Coal is in pieces. They had laid him in the top drawer of an old dresser, padded with a wool hunting blanket folded in eighths. Chickie was the one who discovered his outwardly high-spirited wife dead of arsenic poisoning after the birth of their second child, Bena Ingrid Duse labor complications, the obituary readand had endured his son's drowning at the summer lake house he had struggled to afford in order to prove, beyond a doubt, that he was no one's farmhand. Rose Location location location all in one place walking distance of town. Bena had held out her wrist to him, and he, intuiting what she wanted, unhooked her silver charm bracelet and placed the fingers of her other hand over that bare place.

    Daily cocktail specials and daily happy hour was great. The stag's head was claimed to be silver. To distract herself from worrying, Bena accepts a part-time position at Pueblo's daily newspaper, The Chieftain, reporting on the "good works' of the town's elite Ladies' Club leaders, women such as Reimer Lee Jackson and her plans to restore the town's crumbling monument tot he mining industry - the Mineral Palace - to its turn-of-the-century grandeur. This was another aspect of herself she knew he appreciated: her fascination with his work. She smiled at him when she located the beating of her own pulse.

    Another of the mysteries surrounding the Silver Queen is what the statue was made from. Through these new emotional entanglements, Bena slowly exposes not only the sexual corruption on which the entire town is founded, but also the lies enclosing her own marriage and the sanctity of motherhood. She knows her husband "looks elsewhere," but she observes his behavior towards other women without confronting him, and quietly begins to "look elsewhere" herself. Don't Miss a Thing.


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Some specimens from the Mineral Palace were displayed in the s and early s in the lobby of the Pueblo County Courthouse, but the display was removed when the courthouse was renovated in the s.

Bena had held out her wrist to him, and he, intuiting what she wanted, unhooked her silver charm bracelet and placed the fingers of her other hand over that bare place.

She returns again and again to the decaying architecture of the Mineral Palace; within its eroding walls she is forced to confront her most terrifying secret, which becomes her only means for salvation.

No fanfare was spared that fine summer day. Bythe Mineral Palace was "a ramshackled, drafty structure, sadly in need of repair and with a majority of its mineral collections scattered or moved," according to the June 5 Chieftain of that year.

Pueblo County, Colorado Mineral Palace Park During the late 's plans to build a "Palace" to display and advertise Colorado's mineral wealth were finalized.

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Pueblo Chieftain - Remembering Pueblo's Majestic Mineral Palace The English-styled Colorado Mineral Palace pictured in article stood majestically for 52 years before being demolished in Lectures, concerts and plays were held in the hall, in the midst of a mineral collection promoted as the largest in the world.

Bodetravels Hotel was very clean and of course a perfect location on main street! She wrote it on the cover of Lectures on Surgical Pathology, the first in a stack of medical journals that rested between her and Ted. In its center bubbled a mountain stream and a waterfall from which a mechanical nymph appeared at intervals to grasp sparkling nuggets.

The palace had a wooden framework, covered with marble, slate and metal panels. During World War I, it became a recruiting station, and after the flood, a shelter.

To distract herself from worrying, Bena accepts a part-time position at Pueblo's daily newspaper, The Chieftain, reporting on the "good works' of the town's elite Ladies' Club leaders, women such as Reimer Lee Jackson and her plans to restore the town's crumbling monument tot he mining industry - the Mineral Palace - to its turn-of-the-century grandeur.

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He and Bena were hospitalized at the same time, she on the fourth floor, he on the second. Bena is drawn to the Mineral Palace and to the lurid hallways of Pueblo's brothel, befriending a prostitute, Maude, and Red, a reticent cowpoke.

Duration: 10 hours 11 minutes Summary: In a bold debut novel of the Great Depression, a young dosctor's wife uncovers the sordid secrets of a withering Colorado mining town, even as she struggles with the ravaging truths about her marriage and her child. A sign reads: "King-Coal of Trinidad.

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During the early s a boathouse on the west side of the lake provided rental row and paddle boats for parks patrons. The second was a pretty devastating fire, but I think it was in the summer and the statue wouldn't still have been there.

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