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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
Target Audience: Young Adult.
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, 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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