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Slammerkin, Emma Donoghue

Label
Slammerkin
Title
Slammerkin
Statement of responsibility
Emma Donoghue
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mary Saunders, the young daughter of a poor seamstress, is lured into prostitution at age thirteen. Forced to flee from debt and a hired killer, Mary ends up in Monmouth, her mother's home town, where she tries to start a new life as a maid. Set in London and Monmouth and loosely based on a murder that took place in 1763
Summary
Born to poverty in eighteenth-century London, Mary Saunders' love of fine clothes and a dream of a better life take her from the world of prostitution to life as a household seamstress in Monmouth to a search for true freedom
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2001
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
064431
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6054.O547
LC item number
S58 2001
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Slammerkin, Emma Donoghue
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
1410728
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
336 p.
Isbn
9780151006724
Lccn
00049867
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm45916476
  • (OCoLC)45916476
Label
Slammerkin, Emma Donoghue
Link
Publication
Control code
1410728
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
336 p.
Isbn
9780151006724
Lccn
00049867
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm45916476
  • (OCoLC)45916476

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