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- ISBN: 9780385536509 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
"Offers up a compelling slice of both feminist and Industrial Age history"--Christian Science Monitor"Lively"--The New York TimesFrom the New York Times bestselling author of THE DRESSMAKER comes a moving historical novel about a bold young woman drawn to the looms of Lowell, Massachusetts--and to the one man with whom she has no business falling in love.Eager to escape life on her family's farm, Alice Barrow moves to Lowell in 1832 and throws herself into the hard work demanded of "the mill girls." In spite of the long hours, she discovers a vibrant new life and a true friend--a saucy, strong-willed girl name Lovey Cornell.But conditions at the factory become increasingly dangerous, and Alice finds the courage to represent the workers and their grievances. Although mill owner, Hiram Fiske, pays no heed, Alice attracts the attention of his eldest son, the handsome and reserved Samuel Fiske. Their mutual...
Electronic reproduction. New York : Anchor, 2014. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2280 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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