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Broken lives : a Victorian mine story

Author: Neil Tonge
Publisher: London : Hodder Wayland, 2001.
Series: Survivors.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It's the 1840s in a Victorian mining town and disaster is about to strike. For John Elliot and his family, life in the shadow of the grinding colliery wheel has always been hard, but there is no alternative for folk like them. The risks are huge and the rewards are few. The Elliots are about to discover the real cost of daring to dig deeper than worms will ever go. Intoduction contains factual information about late  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Tonge
ISBN: 0750236302 9780750236300
OCLC Number: 46601711
Description: 80 pages : 1 map ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Survivors.
Responsibility: Neil Tonge.

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A collection of fictional stories about young people caught up in real life conflicts and disasters. This book describes the day-to-day hardships and dangers of living through troubled times.  Read more...

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'Based on a real explosion and underground fire that happened at Willington Quay near Newcastle upon Tyne, this is not just gritty, but gruesome heart-breaking realism.' -- Carousel 20021101

 
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