The Henna Artist

Written By Alka Joshi
The Henna Artist
  • Publsiher : MIRA
  • Release : 03 March 2020
  • ISBN : 1488055440
  • Pages : 400 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Download or read book entitled The Henna Artist by author: Alka Joshi which was release on 03 March 2020 and published by MIRA with total page 400 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK “Eloquent and moving…Joshi masterfully balances a yearning for self-discovery with the need for familial love.”—Publishers Weekly Vivid and compelling in its portrait of one woman’s struggle for fulfillment in a society pivoting between the traditional and the modern, The Henna Artist opens a door into a world that is at once lush and fascinating, stark and cruel. Escaping from an abusive marriage, seventeen-year-old Lakshmi makes her way alone to the vibrant 1950s pink city of Jaipur. There she becomes the most highly requested henna artist—and confidante—to the wealthy women of the upper class. But trusted with the secrets of the wealthy, she can never reveal her own… Known for her original designs and sage advice, Lakshmi must tread carefully to avoid the jealous gossips who could ruin her reputation and her livelihood. As she pursues her dream of an independent life, she is startled one day when she is confronted by her husband, who has tracked her down these many years later with a high-spirited young girl in tow—a sister Lakshmi never knew she had. Suddenly the caution that she has carefully cultivated as protection is threatened. Still she perseveres, applying her talents and lifting up those that surround her as she does.

The Henna Artist

The Henna Artist
  • Author : Alka Joshi
  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Release Date : 2020-03-03
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 1488055440
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Summary : A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK “Eloquent and moving…Joshi masterfully balances a yearning for self-discovery with the need for familial love.”—Publishers Weekly Vivid and compelling in its portrait of one woman’s struggle for fulfillment in a society pivoting ...

Mehndi for the Inspired Artist

Mehndi for the Inspired Artist
  • Author : Heather Caunt-Nulton,Alex Morgan,Iqra Qureshi,Sonia Sumaira
  • Publisher : Walter Foster
  • Release Date : 2017-10-17
  • Total pages : 128
  • ISBN : 1488055440
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Summary : From wall art to jars and stationery, Mehndi for the Inspired Artist presents a step-by-step approach to creating a variety of mehndi patterns for artwork, illustrations, and craft projects....

The Art of Henna

The Art of Henna
  • Author : Pamela Nichols
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 128
  • ISBN : 1488055440
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Summary : A lushly illustrated book with complete instructions and history and culture of henna tattoos...

DIY Henna Tattoos

DIY Henna Tattoos
  • Author : Aroosa Shahid
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-07-15
  • Total pages : 128
  • ISBN : 1488055440
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Summary : Teach Yourself How to Create Unique, Modern Henna Designs Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions paired with gorgeous photographs make learning henna art simple and fun! Starting with the basics and working towards more complicated patterns, you'll discover how easy it is to adorn your body with stylish temporary tattoos. And because the ...

Mehndi

Mehndi
  • Author : Loretta Roome
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
  • Release Date : 2014-03-25
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 1488055440
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Summary : Mehndi, the ancient art of painting on the skin with henna, beautifies the body, rejuvenates the spirit, and celebrates the joys of creativity and self-expression. More than just a temporary tattoo, mehndi offers us a way to participate in a centuries-old tradition still practiced in India, Africa, and the Middle ...

The Secret Keeper of Jaipur

The Secret Keeper of Jaipur
  • Author : Alka Joshi
  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Release Date : 2021-06-22
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 1488055440
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Summary : A NEW NOVEL BY THE AUTHOR OF THE HENNA ARTIST, A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK "Captivated me from the first chapter to the last page." —Reese Witherspoon on The Henna Artist In New York Times bestselling author Alka Joshi’s intriguing new novel, henna artist Lakshmi arranges for her proté...

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Book Club Box Set
  • Author : Alka Joshi,Sarah Haywood
  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Release Date : 2020-07-20
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 1488055440
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Summary : Featuring two REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE book club picks, this exclusive collection includes compelling debut novels that will stay with you long after the last page. The Henna Artist Escaping from an abusive arranged marriage, seventeen-year-old Lakshmi makes her way from her 1950s rural village to the vibrant pink ...

Mehndi

Mehndi
  • Author : Carine Fabius
  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 112
  • ISBN : 1488055440
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Summary : Introduces the art of henna body painting, with instructions on how to make a mendhi paste, how to apply designs, and information on equipment needed and the history of the plant's usage...

Henna Please

Henna  Please
  • Author : Sohnie Luckhardt,Mina Kumar
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2020-08-26
  • Total pages : 46
  • ISBN : 1488055440
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Summary : This is a book about an ancient practice of decorating the body. For centuries in cultures all around the world, applying artistic designs on the body has been a way to celebrate and honor special occasions in one’s life. Our book is about the origin and practice of mehndi. ...

Henna Please

Henna  Please
  • Author : Sohnie Luckhardt,Mina Kumar
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-08-26
  • Total pages : 46
  • ISBN : 1488055440
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Summary : This is a book about an ancient practice of decorating the body. For centuries in cultures all around the world, applying artistic designs on the body has been a way to celebrate and honor special occasions in one's life. Our book is about the origin and practice of mehndi. In ...

Mauritius

Mauritius
  • Author : Alexandra Richards,Royston Ellis,Derek Schuurman
  • Publisher : Bradt Travel Guides
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1488055440
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Summary : Renowned as a "dream holiday" destination, the Mascarene Islands also offer outdoor exploring opportunities aplenty, such as cycling, mountain hiking, and canyoning. Local national parks boast some of the world's rarest birds, making this guide's up-to-date coverage on conservation an essential feature for naturalists. Watersports are at the top of ...

Inked Tattoos and Body Art around the World 2 volumes

Inked  Tattoos and Body Art around the World  2 volumes
  • Author : Margo DeMello
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2014-05-30
  • Total pages : 809
  • ISBN : 1488055440
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Summary : In recent decades, tattoos have gone from being a subculture curiosity in Western culture to mainstream and commonplace. This two-volume set provides broad coverage of tattooing and body art in the United States today as well as around the world and throughout human history. • Provides the most complete global overview ...

Henna House

Henna House
  • Author : Nomi Eve
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-08-04
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1488055440
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Summary : "In Yemen in 1920 ... Adela Damari's parents desperately seek a future husband for their young daughter. After passage of the Orphan's Decree, any unbetrothed Jewish child left orphaned will be instantly adopted by the local Muslim community. With her parents' health failing, and no spousal prospects in sight, Adela's situation looks ...

Teach Yourself Henna Tattoo

Teach Yourself Henna Tattoo
  • Author : Brenda Abdoyan
  • Publisher : Fox Chapel Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-04-01
  • Total pages : 250
  • ISBN : 1488055440
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Summary : Color your world with the fabulous art of henna tattoo with this book of patterns and instructions for the body and even home decor objects! Learn how to combine the 5 basic henna shapes into a variety of exotic mendhi designs....

Henna Art

Henna Art
  • Author : Ruth Dave
  • Publisher : Chartwell Books
  • Release Date : 2014-10-17
  • Total pages : 64
  • ISBN : 1488055440
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Summary : It is a human impulse to make art. Henna Art provides step-by-step instructions and the tools you need to create all kinds of body art designs, offering limitless opportunities for self-expression. The 100% pure natural henna powder is not permanent on skin, so you can change your designs every few weeks! ...