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The virgin cure

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  • Author: McKay, Ami
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    2011
    Summary:

    "Set in Victorian New York in the year 1871, as a crowded, sweltering summer of riots and poverty comes to a close, 12-year-old Moth's journey is just beginning. Sold away by her mother, Moth becomes a pickpocket on the streets of the Lower East Side and becomes involved in a world of danger and violence. THE VIRGIN CURE is a tale of secrets and truths, of dark myths and magic of the heart - of one woman's fight to be heard, and one girl's desire to be loved."--Publisher.

    Subject(s): Girls | Pickpockets | Urban poor
    Original Publisher: Toronto, Knopf Canada, Vintage Canada
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9780676979572