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The colour of milk

Author: Nell Leyshon
Publisher: New York : Ecco, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Mary, the spirited youngest daughter of an angry, violent man, is sent to work for the local vicar and his invalid wife. Her strange new surroundings offer unsettling challenges, including the vicar's lecherous son and a manipulative fellow servant. But life in the vicarage also offers unexpected joys, as the curious young girl learns to read and write -- knowledge that will come at a tragic price.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Pastoral fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nell Leyshon
ISBN: 9780062245823 0062245821
OCLC Number: 802327895
Notes: "Originally published in Great Britain in 2012 by Fig Tree, an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd."--Title page verso.
Description: 171 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Color of milk
Responsibility: Nell Leyshon.
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Mary, the spirited youngest daughter of an angry, violent man, is sent to work for the local vicar and his invalid wife. Her strange new surroundings offer unsettling challenges, including the vicar's lecherous son and a manipulative fellow servant. But life in the vicarage also offers unexpected joys, as the curious young girl learns to read and write -- knowledge that will come at a tragic price.

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