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The dress lodger

Author: Sheri Holman
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a novel set in Sunderland, England, during the Industrial Revolution, a prostitute rents a blue dress to attract a higher class of client and meets a surgeon who needs help securing cadavers for his anatomy school.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheri Holman
ISBN: 9780802144928 0802144926
OCLC Number: 460054260
Notes: Includes reading group guide.
Description: 291 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Sheri Holman.

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Reminiscent of "Wuthering Heights" . . . or the novels of Dickens . . . With prose that s limber and vivid. "The New York Times Book Review" Remarkable . . . A dazzling narrative that pulses with Read more...

 
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