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The Black brothers : a novel in pictures

Author: Lisa Tetzner; Hannes Binder; Peter F Neumeyer
Publisher: Asheville, N.C. : Front Street, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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In the middle of the 19th century, poor farmers from Ticino sold their children across the Swiss-Italian border to work as "living broomsticks" in the chimneys of Milan. Thirteen-year-old Giorgio's father had no choice but to sell his son; now Giorgio survives with the help of his friend Alfredo and their secret society, the Black Brothers.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Tetzner; Hannes Binder; Peter F Neumeyer
ISBN: 1932425047 9781932425048
OCLC Number: 54529689
Description: 144 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Schwarzen Brüder.
Responsibility: Lisa Tetzner ; pictures by Hannes Binder ; translated by Peter F. Neumeyer.

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In the middle of the 19th century, many young men were sent to Milan to work as slaves. Their lives were extremely difficult and many died from the harsh conditions. But Giorgio survived because of  Read more...

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