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Helen of Troy
used in The Lovely Bones

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Greek mythology:  "the face that launched a thousand ships""the most beautiful woman in the world" — the beautiful daughter of Zeus and Leda who was abducted by Paris; the Greek army sailed to Troy to get her back which resulted in the Trojan War
  • What she said to a four-year-old about Helen of Troy: "A feisty woman who screwed things up."
    Chapter Twelve (62% in)

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