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Forgetting Tabitha / by Julie Dewey.

Dewey, Julie, author. (Author).
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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Aubbee Library FIC DEW (Text) 33187004067878 Fiction (adult) - A Available -
Fulton Library FIC DEW (Text) 33187004067860 Fiction (adult) - F Available -
Greentown Public Library - Greentown AF DEWEY (Text) 75342000082267 Adult Fiction Available -
Rochester Library FIC DEW (Text) 33187004067852 Fiction (adult) - R Available -
Union County Public Library - Liberty Fic Dew (Text) 34194001116194 FIC Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780578172316
  • ISBN: 0578172313
  • Physical Description: iii, 269 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Liverpool, New York : Holland Press, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Previously published: [North Charleston, South Carolina] : [CreateSpace], ©2013.
Summary, etc.: "Raised on a farm, Tabitha Salt, the daughter of Irish immigrants, leads a bucolic and sheltered existence. When tragedy strikes the family, Tabitha and her mother are forced to move to the notorious Five Points District in New York City, known for its brothels, gangs, gambling halls, corrupt politicians and thieves. As they struggle to survive in their new living conditions, tragedy strikes again. Young Tabitha resorts to life alone on the streets of New York, dreaming of a happier future. The Sisters of Charity are taking orphans off the streets with promises of a new life. Children are to forget their pasts, their religious beliefs, families and names. They offer Tabitha a choice: stay in Five Points or board the orphan train and go West in search of a new life. The harrowing journey and the decision to leave everything behind launches Tabitha on a path from which she can never return."-- Page [4] of cover.
Subject: Orphan trains > Fiction.
Homeless girls > New York (State) > New York > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > New York (State) > Fiction.
Street life > New York (State) > Fiction.
Survival > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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