THE HOUSE GIRL-Tara Conklin Kitap kapağı
Amerika'da William Morrow yayınevinden, Şubat 2013'de çıkacak.
Kanada'da: Harper Kanada tarafından yayınlanacak
* Indie Pick'in Şubat 2013 için 1 numaralı kitap seçimi
Savaş öncesi Virginia'sında , 18 yaşındaki Josephine Bell, hasta sahiplerine kölelik ve hemşirelik yaptığı tütün çiftliğinden kaçmaya karar verir. 21. yüzyılda New York'ta, hayal kırıklığına uğramış genç bir avukat olan Lina Sparrow, Amerikalı kölelerin torunları için trilyonlarca dolar tazminat davası açmak için , "mükemmel davacıyı" bulmak için görevlendirilmiştir. Lina, Josephine'nin hikayesini keşfettiğinde, Josephine'nin soyundan gelen ve hayatta olan bir yakınının mükemmel davacı olabileceğine karar verir. Josephine'nin herhangi bir akrabası olup olmadığını dava için araştırırken evin kayıtlarını aramaya başlar- Eski mektuplar ve plantasyon kayıtları aracılığıyla, evin kızınının izini takip ederken, Lina kendi annesinin açıklanamayan erken ölümü hakkında izlere ulaşır. Gerçeği ararken ne kadar geç bile bulsa adaletin önemini sorgular.
Issue: February 1, 2013
The House Girl.
Conklin, Tara (Author)
Feb 2013. 384 p. Morrow, hardcover, $25.99. (9780062207395). Morrow, e-book, $12.99.
Conklin persuasively intertwines the stories of two women separated by time and circumstances, but united by a quest for justice. When law associate Lena Sparrow is handed a plum assignment—to find the perfect poster child for a class-action suit on behalf of the descendents of American slaves—she has little appreciation for how radically the task will change the course of her own life and destiny. As she searches for a descendent of Josephine Bell, a “house girl” rumored to have been the actual artist of a series of stunning paintings credited to her white mistress, she peels away layers of both Josephine’s past and her own complacency. Retracing Josephine’s often-elusive path, she uncovers some troubling facts about her parents and the startling lie that formed the basis of her childhood and young adulthood. Stretching back and forth across time and geography, this riveting tale is bolstered by some powerful universal truths. — Margaret Flanagan
Sizlerle The house Girl'e Library Journaldan gelen yıldızlı yorumu paylaşmaktan memnunum;
Conklin, Tara. The House Girl. Morrow. Feb. 2013. 336p. ISBN 9780062207395. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062207524.
Lina Sparrow, the daughter of two moderately successful artists, is a New York attorney. In 2004, she is assigned the career-making job of discovering a living person with American-slave ancestry for a class-action suit seeking reparations for abuse and bondage. Josephine Bell, a 17-year-old house slave in antebellum Virginia in 1852, tends her mistress Lu Anne Bell, a mediocre artist, and dreams of freedom. Conklin switches between the two women’s viewpoints as she slowly reveals the identity of the painter responsible for poignant works representing the people, free and enslaved, of Bell Creek Plantation. VERDICT Simultaneously telling the stories of two women separated in time by 150 years, the author slowly builds a suspenseful and dramatic revelation of their deep connection across the decades. Conklin’s debut is a seamless juxtaposition of past and present, of the lives of two women, and of the redemptive nature of art and the search for truth and justice. Guaranteed to keep readers up long past their bedtimes. —Jane Henriksen Baird, Anchorage P.L., AK
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Macmillan Çocuk Grubu Yayinlari adına sizlerle en son ödül haberlerini paylaşmaktan heyecanlıyız! ALA'nın(Amerikan Kütüphaneciler Derneğinin) 2013 Notable Children’s Book list (2013’ün Önemli Çocuk Kitapları Listesi)'nin yanı sıra YALSA’nın 2013 Great Graphic Novels (YALSA’nın 2013 En İyi Çizgi Romanlar Listesi), Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults(Genç Yetişkinler için Popüler Ciltsiz Kitaplar), ve Reluctant Readers listelerini aldık! !
ALA'nın 2013 Önemli Çocuk Kitapları Listesi şu anda hazır!Aşağıdaki linke tıklayınız.
Younger Readers-Küçük Okuyucular (Toplam 31 kitabın 3'ü 3 MCPG kitabı):
And Then It’s Spring. By Julie Fogliano. Illus. by Erin E. Stead. Roaring Brook Press
§ Chinese Complex/Taosheng Publishing
§ Chinese Simplified/ 21st Century Publishing House
§ Korean/Open Books
§ Spanish/Oceano Mexico
Green. By Laura Vaccaro Seeger. Illus. by the author. Roaring Brook Press
§ Spanish/Ediciones Castillo
Machines Go to Work in the City. By William Low. Illus. by the author. Henry Holt BYR
Middle Readers-Orta Okuyucular (Toplam 29 kitabın 4’ü MCPG yayını):
Bear Has a Story to Tell. By Philip Christian Stead. Illus. by Erin E. Stead. Macmillan/Roaring Brook Press
§ Australia and NZ/Allen & Unwin Pty.
§ British Commonwealth/Andersen Press
§ Chinese Complex/Taosheng Publishing
§ Chinese Simplified/ 21st Century Publishing House
§ Japanese/Mitsumura Educational Co.
§ Korean/Open Books
§ Portugeuse (Brazil only)/Edicoes SM
§ Spanish/Oceano Mexico
Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon . By Steve Sheinkin. Roaring Brook Press
Island: A Story of the Galapagos. By Jason Chin. Illus. by the author. Roaring Brook Press
Moonbird : A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95. By Phillip M. Hoose. Macmillan/Farrar, Straus and Giroux BYR
§ Korean/Dolbegae Publishers
YALSA’S 2013 GGN(Gençler için En Güzel Grafik Romanlar), PPYA(Genç Yetişkinler için Popüler Ciltsiz Kitaplar), Reluctant Readers QP listeleri şimdi hazır!
YALSA’nın 2013 Gençler için En Güzel Grafik Romanlar http://www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists/ggnt/2013
Liste 55 kitaptan oluşuyor | MCPG’nin bu listede 8 kitabı var,Üstelik İki kitabı İlk On’da! http://www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists/ggnt/2013/topten
* Friends with Boys. By Faith Erin Hicks. 2012, First Second
* The Silence of Our Friends. By Mark Long, Nate Powell and others. 2012.First Second
§ French/Edicions Casterman
§ German/Egmont Verlagsgesellschaften
§ Italian/Bao Publishing
§ Spanish/Grupo Editorial Planeta
Kurgusal Olmayan Kategori:
Hades: Lord of the Dead: Olympians V. 4. By George O'Connor. 2012, First Second
§ Hebrew/Hakibbutz HAme’uchad Publishers
§ Portuguese (Brazil only)/Editora Paz e Terra
§ Turkish/Arkandas Yayinevi
Broxo. By Zach Giallongo, 2012, First Second
Legends of Zita the Spacegirl. By Ben Hatke, 2012, First Second
§ Hebrew/Keter Publishers
§ Italian/Bao Publishing
A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel V. 1. By Madeleine L'Engle, and illustrated by Hope Larson. 2012, Farrar, Straus & Giroux BYR
§ German/Atrium Verlag
§ Thai/Matichon Publishing House
Bloody Chester. By JT Petty, illustrated by Hilary Florido, 2012, First Second
Sumo. By Thien Pham, 2012, First Second
(YALSA’s 2013 Genç Yetişkinler için Popüler Ciltsiz Kitaplar (PPYA) Listesi: http://www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists/poppaper/2013
Boarding Schools to Summer Camps Category: (24 kitap | 2 ‘si MCPG yayını)
Brain Camp. By Susan Kim, and Laurence Klavan, Illus. Faith Erin Hicks. First Second. 2010. 978-1596433663. $16.99.
I'm New Here Myself Category: ( 22 titles | 1 MCPG)
American Born Chinese. By Gene Luen Yang. First Second/Square Fish. 2008. 978-0312384487. $9.99.
§ Chinese Complex/Freshpub, Inc.
§ Chinese Simplified/Shaanxi Normal University Press
§ Croatian/Naklada Fibra
§ French/Editions Dargaud
§ Italian/Ugo Guanda
§ Korean/ViaBook Publisher
§ Norwegian/Egmont Serieforlaget
§ Portuguese (Brazil Only)/Via Das Letras
§ Spanish/Ediciones La Cupula
YALSA’nın2013 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Reads (QP) Listeleri http://www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists/quickpicks/2013
Listede 65 kitap | MCPG’nin 3 kitabı bu listede, including 1 ‘i ilk On’da! http://www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists/quickpicks/2013/topten
*The Night She Disappeared . By April Henry, Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, 2012
§ British Commonwealth/Walker Books Limited
§ German/Thienemann Verlag
§ Turkish/Yakamoaz Yayinlari
Degerli Yayincilarimiz: Sizlerle genç yetişkinler dalında, YALSA 2013 yılı en iyi kurgu listesini paylaşmaktan memnunum.
Daha dün Macmillan Çocuk Grubu Yayınlarından YALSA ödüllü kitapları paylaşmış ve tam listeyi vermiştim. Az önce Jill Grinberg Literary Agency’den de müjdeli haber geldi. Onların listesinden tam beş kitabımız YALSA 2013 en iyi kurgu ödülüne layık görüldü. Ancak bu ödüllü kitaplarımızdan bir tek Margo Lanagan'ın THE BRIDES OF ROLLROCK ISLAND ve Garth Nix'in A CONFUSION OF PRINCES adlı eserlerinin dilimizde yayın hakları müsait. Diger üç kitabı bundan üç yıl önce daha yazım aşamasındayken satmıştım. Margo Lanagan'ın THE BRIDES OF ROLLROCK ISLAND, Justine Larbalestier and Sarah Rees Brennan's birlikte yazdıkları TEAM HUMAN( Yayın hakları satıldı. Yayıncı: Artemis), Melina Marchetta'nın FROI OF THE EXILES(Dilimize SÜRGÜN KRAL OLARAK ÇEVRİLDİ. Yayıncı: Epsilon), Garth Nix'in A CONFUSION OF PRINCES ve Marissa Meyer'in CINDER( Yayın hakları satıldı. Yayıncı: Artemis)
Her yıl, ALA’(Amerikan Kütürhaneciler Derneği)nın Midwinter Toplantılarından sonra YALSA Genç Yetişkinler için En İyi Kurgu listesini sunar. Bu yılki listedeki 102 kitap, 200 resmi aday kitap arasından seçildi. 12-18 yaş grupları için önerilen bu kitaplar, , gençlere için kaliteli edebiyat ve merak uyandırıcı okuma kriterlerininin her ikisini de karşılıyor. Liste çağdaş gerçekçi kurgu, fantastik, korku, bilim kurgu ve roman gibi geniş bir yelpazede yazılmış romanları kapsar.
Bu tam listeye ek olarak, Genç Yetişkinler için En İyi Roman Komitesi ayrıca nihai listeden bir İlk On listesi oluşturarak yıldızla işaretler.
Genç Yetişkinler Komitesi En İyi Kurgu üyeleri şunlardır: Ted Schelvan, chair, Chief Umtuch Middle School Library, Battle Ground, WA; Rachel Cornelius, Sparta Free Library, Sparta, WI; Valerie Davis, Campbell County Public Library, Newport, KY; Veronica McKay, Rita & Truett Smith Public Library, Wylie, TX; L. Lee Butler, Keefe Memorial Library Boston Latin School, Boston, MA; Julie Vaught, Florence County Library, Florence, SC; Abby Moore, University of South Dakota University Libraries, Vermillion, SD; Stacey McCraken, W.F. West High School, Chehalis, WA; Elizabeth Schneider, Monrovia Public Library, Monrovia, CA; Shanna Swigert Smith, Mesa County Libraries, Grand Junction, CO; Carol Edwards, Denver Public Library, Denver, CO; Sherry Rampey, Gaston First Baptist Church Library, Gaston, SC; Christopher Lassen, Brooklyn Public Library-Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, NY; Diana Tixier Herald, Libraries Unlimited, Grand Junction, CO; and Ann Kelley,Booklist consultant, Chicago.
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How can love survive if each day you wake up as a different person?
Lyga, Barry. I Hunt Killers. Little, Brown and Company, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780316125840; $17.99.
Jazz, the son of one of the most notorious of all serial killers, must come to terms with his upbringing by hunting down a new serial killer in his hometown.
Maas, Sarah. Throne of Glass. Bloomsbury, 2012; ISBN 13: 9781599906959; $17.99.
Left for dead in a notorious prison work camp, Celaena is given a second chance at freedom by the Crown Prince himself. However, this freedom must be won in a cut-throat tournament of assassins, and some of her competitors are not playing by the rules.
MacColl, Michaela. Promise the Night. Chronicle Books, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780811876254; $16.99.
Famous aviator, Beryl Markham’s childhood in Kenya with racehorses, lions, and the Nandi neighbors at a time when white women were expected to be ladies and Beryl is anything but.
Mackall, Dandi. The Silence of Murder. Alfred A. Knopf, 2011; ISBN 13: 9780375968969; $16.99.
An 18- year old, autistic boy has been put on trial for murder. Only one person thinks he’s innocent. Did he do it? What really happened that night?
Magoon, Kekla. Fire in the Streets. Aladdin, 2012; ISBN 13: 9781442422308; $15.99.
Maxie's attachment to the Black Panthers in Chicago in the late sixties gradually confronts some of the other constants in her life, but she knows it's her only way to make a powerful difference in the world.
Marchetta, Melina. Froi of the Exiles: The Lumatere Chronicles. Candlewick Press, 2011; ISBN 13: 9780763647599; $18.99.
Three years after Finnikin of the Rock completed his journey back to Lumatere, young Froi is sent away from Lumatere on a journey of his own.
Marillier, Juliet. Shadowfell. Knopf Book for Young Readers, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780375869549; $16.99.
Frightened of being made a king’s hostage if her powers are known, Neryn must decide whether or not to trust taciturn mysterious Flint who has won her in a bet.
Matson, Morgan. Second Chance Summer. Simon & Schuster/Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2012; ISBN 13: 9781416990673; $16.99.
Taylor’s family is spending one last summer together at their house on the lake, which means she can’t run away from the people she hurt five summers before.
*McCormick, Patricia. Never Fall Down. Harper Collins/Balzar + Bray, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780061730931; $17.99.
Arn is taken from his home by the Khmer Rouge and forced to become a child soldier. What will he do to survive?
McDonald, Ian. Planesrunner. Prometheus Books/PYR, 2011; ISBN 13: 9781616145415; $16.95.
Convinced his Dad was kidnapped, Everett uses his computer expertise, his soccer skills and his math knowledge to try to go after him—even as far as into another universe.
McQuerry, Maureen Doyle. The Peculiars. Abrams/Amulet Books, 2012; ISBN 13: 9781419701788; $16.95.
Lena, left destitute on her way to the frontier, is recruited as a spy, infiltrates the library and home of a wealthy recluse, and discovers genocide may be coming.
Meyer, Marissa. Cinder. Macmillian/Fiewel & Friends, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780312641894; $17.99.
Cyborg Cinder, a mechanic in the chaotic street market of New Beijing, threatened by disease and aliens, meets Prince Kai when he brings a beloved robot in for repair.
Michaelis, Antonia. The Storyteller. Abrams/Amulet Books, 2012; ISBN 13: 9781419700477; $18.95.
Anna falls in love not only with Abel, the boy she has a crush on, but also the fairy tale he tells his younger sister. When people in the story actually turn up dead, Anna has to choose between love and the right thing.
Mieville, China. Railsea. Random House/Del Ray, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780345524522; $18.00.
Sham Yes ap Soorap, a lousy doctors assistant aboard the Medes, has been given a dream to look at but may never see. The unending space of where the railsea ends and where angels may roam, is a legend, and it's the place Sham wants to go. Captain Naphi, however, has other plans. She is after the great white moldywarpe, Mocker-Jocker, and will stop at nothing to capture it.
Myers, Kate Kae. The Vanishing Game. Bloomsbury, 2012; ISBN 13: 9781599906942; $16.99.
Still grieving the loss of her brother, Jocelyn unexpectedly receives a letter from him, a letter that sends her on a hunt through her past.
Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux. No Crystal Stair: A Novel in Documents, Based on the Life and Work, of Lewis Micheaux, Harlem Bookseller. Lerner/Carolrhoda Lab, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780761361695; $17.95
Lewis will do whatever people tell him he can't which surprisingly turns the young thief into someone nobody ever expected, particularly the white banker who told him "Negros don't read."
Newman, Leslea. October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard. Candlewick, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780763658076; $15.99.
In 1998, Matthew Shepard was robbed, beaten and left to die tied to a fence in a field in Wyoming. The events surrounding his death are told through various forms of poetry and from varying points of view.
Nielsen, Jennifer. The False Prince. Scholastic, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780545284134; $17.99.
The ambitious Conner hand-picks four orphans with the intention of selecting one to pose as the lost Prince Jaron, heir to the throne of Carthya, then taking the kingship for himself.
Nix, Garth. A Confusion of Princes. Harper Collins, 2012: ISBN 13: 9780060096946; $17.99.
When Prince Khemri comes of age, he finds he has a lot to learn about the intergalactic empire he serves. This is the story of his first three deaths.
Oppel, Kenneth. Such Wicked Intent: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein Book Two. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2012; ISBN 13: 9781442403185; $16.99.
Try as he might, Victor cannot swear off the two great temptations in his life: the power over life and death offered by the Dark Sciences, and his love for his brother's fiancé.
Pearce, Jackson. Purity. Little, Brown and Company, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780316182461; $17.99.
Shelby promised her dying mother three things: listen to her father, love as much as possible, and live without restraint. What happens when promise one runs up against promises two and three?
Poblocki, Dan. The Ghost of Graylock. Scholastic, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780545402682; $16.99.
Be warned sometimes things follow you home.
Pratchett, Terry. Dodger. HarperCollins, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780062009494; $17.99.
Dodger is the canniest cove in all of London, scheming with Dickens, glad-handing Disraeli, and even getting the upper hand over Sweeney Todd in his quest to protect an anonymous girl.
*Quick, Matthew. Boy 21. Little, Brown and Company, 2012: ISBN 13: 9780316186193; $17.99.
A chronicle of grief paralleling Finley's silence and immersion in the repetition of basketball with Boy 21's belief that his murdered parents will return from space and take him to the cosmos.
Rivers, Karen. The Encyclopedia of Me. Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780545310284; $16.99.
Pick a letter and let Tink take you on a journey.
Rossi, Veronica. Under the Never Sky. HarperCollins, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780062072030; $17.99.
Aria has grown up living in the safety of the domes, while Peregrine is a savage outsider. When a series of events leads to Aria's banishment, Peregrine helps her survive.
Rubens, Michael. Sons of the 613. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/Clarion, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780547612164; $16.99.
Having skimped on his prep sessions for his bar mitzvah, Isaac gets schooled in what it means to be a man by older brother Josh, who could use some lessons on responsibility and sanity himself.
*Saenz, Benjamin Alire. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe. Simon & Schuster/Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2012; ISBN 13: 9781442408920; $16.99.
Aristotle and Dante could scarcely be more different, but through the years of growing up, they become more to each other than they ever imagined.
Schrefer, Eliot. Endangered. Scholastic, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780545165761; $17.99.
A book of friendship that endures through hardship. A book of human cruelty and human compassion. A book that crosses cultures and species, to connect us with one another.
Schumacher, Julie. The Unbearable Book Club for Unsinkable Girls. Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780385737739; $16.99.
What would you do if you were forced to join a book club with girls that you never met? But that’s not the worst part your mom and their moms are part of this book club as well, a mother-daughter book club. Ugh, that is exactly what Adrienne Haus thinks when her mother informs her that she is now part of this endeavor and has no choice but to join.
Selfors, Suzanne. The Sweetest Spell. Walker, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780802723765; $16.99.
Emmeline Thistle has survived sure death a couple of times due to cows coming to the rescue but will she be able to find true love and the long lost secret of chocolate?
Sherman, Delia. The Freedom Maze. Big Mouth House, 2011; ISBN 13: 9781931520300; $16.95.
Forced to spend her summer at her grandmother's Southern house in the 1960's, Sophie unwittingly finds herself transported to the Civil War era as a slave of her ancestors.
Shreiber, Joe. Au Revoir Crazy European Chick. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011; ISBN 13: 9780547577388; $16.99.
Perry's priorities shift when the geeky Lithuanian exchange student his parents make him take to the prom ends up being a vengeful assassin in need of transportation to her "hits."
Sonnenblick, Jordan. Curveball: the Year I Lost My Grip. Scholastic, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780545320696; $17.99.
After Peter endures a sports ending injury, he discovers that life can curve in new directions, not always the way he anticipates; a new girl and Grandfather’s Alzheimer’s among them.
*Stiefvater, Maggie. The Raven Boys. Scholastic, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780545424929; $18.99.
Blue Sargent has been told her entire life that she will kill her true love. She stays away from boys, but when one boy's ghost shows up on the corpse road, which is a promise of death within a year, Blue understands that she can no longer avoid the Raven Boys. When she teams up with them to search for ley lines and lost kings, she knows that something has started and that her life will never be the same.
Summers, Courtney. This is Not a Test. St. Martin’s Griffith, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780312656744; $9.99.
Meet the girl who doesn't want to survive the zombie apocalypse.
Tregay, Sarah. Love & Leftovers. Harper Collins/Katherine Tegan Books, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780062023582; $17.99.
When a summer vacation with her mother turns into a permanent move, Marcie realizes her life will never be the same.
Vivian, Siobhan. The List. Scholastic/Push, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780545169172; $17.99.
The list of the hottest and ugliest girls of Mount Washington High is finally out. Meet the eight teens whose lives will changed by one piece of paper.
Volponi, Paul. The Final Four. Penguin/Viking, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780670012640; $16.99.
Experience March Madness from the point of view of those who know it the best: the players. Who will triumph and who will fall?
Wasserman, Robin. The Book of Blood and Shadow. Alfred A. Knopf, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780375868764; $17.99.
In one night, Nora's best friend is murdered and her boyfriend disappears. When she starts looking for answers, she finds cryptic clues that lead to more danger and, perhaps, the answers to much more than she bargained for.
*Wein, Elizabeth. Code Name Verity. Disney/Hyperion, 2012; ISBN 13: 9781423152194; $16.99.
Verity and Maddie are friends working in the war effort. When the Gestapo captures Verity, she trades information for freedom. Meanwhile, Maddie tries to free her. This is their story.
Woodson, Jacqueline. Beneath a Meth Moon. Penguin/Nancy Paulsen Books, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780399252501; $16.99.
When Laurel moved to a new town, she was introduced to the drug moon. What happens when she can't get enough?
Woolston, Blythe. Catch & Release. Lerner/Carolrhoda LA, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780761377559; $17.95.
Body parts are among the things one-time pretty girl, Polly, and football star, Odd, lost when they were struck by flesh eating disease. Can a road trip heal them?
Zettel, Sarah. Dust Girl. Random House, 2012; ISBN 13: 9780375869389; $17.99.
“Oh Brother Where Art Thou” meets Rapunzel.