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  • 19 of 24 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main FIC EDG (Text) 36803001142939 FICTION Checked out 07/06/2021
Brownstown PL - Brownstown FIC EDGARIA (Text) 79361000121082 Adult Fiction Available -
Butler PL - Butler FIC EDGARI (Text) 73174005043622 Adult: Fiction Checked out 07/03/2021
Fayette Co PL - Connersville FIC EDG (Text) 39230032105080 Adult New Books Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library FIC EDG (Text) 33187004783854 Fiction (adult) Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg FIC EDGARIAN (Text) 32826014299689 New Books Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood FICTION Edgarian (Text) 36626104217542 2nd Floor New Adult Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch FIC.c Edgarian, Carol (Text) 78294000280114 New Adult Fiction Checked out 07/03/2021
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville FIC EDGARIAN, CAROL (Text) 33946003644247 New Books . 2nd Floor Checked out 06/24/2021
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch FICTION EDGA (Text) 39391007036385 Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501157523
  • ISBN: 1501157523
  • Physical Description: 317 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2021.

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Summary, etc.:
"Meet Vera Johnson, the uncommonly resourceful fifteen-year-old illegitimate daughter of Rose, notorious proprietor of San Francisco's most legendary bordello and ally to the city's corrupt politicians. Vera has grown up straddling two worlds - the madam's alluring sphere, replete with tickets to the opera, surly henchmen, and scant morality, and the violent, debt ridden domestic life of the family paid to raise her. On the morning of the great quake, Vera's worlds collide. As the shattered city burns and looters vie with the injured, orphaned, and starving, Vera and her guileless sister, Pie, are cast adrift. Vera disregards societal norms and prejudices and begins to imagine a new kind of life. She collaborates with Tan, her former rival, and forges an unlikely family of survivors. Together they navigate their way beyond disaster."-- Publisher.
Subject: Teenage girls > Fiction.
Illegitimate children > Fiction.
Survival > Fiction.
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906 > Fiction.
San Francisco (Calif.) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Bildungsromans.

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