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The linnet bird : a novel

Author: Linda Holeman
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born into poverty and sold into prostitution at the age of eleven, Linny Gow uses her wits to reinvent herself as a proper Victorian lady and joins the "fishing fleet" of poor young women of good birth who sail for India to find husbands.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Love stories
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Holeman
ISBN: 1400097401 9781400097401
OCLC Number: 63787783
Notes: "Reader's guide copyright by Crown Publishers"--Title page verso.
Description: 422 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Linda Holeman.

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Born into poverty and sold into prostitution at the age of eleven, Linny Gow uses her wits to reinvent herself as a proper Victorian lady and joins the "fishing fleet" of poor young women of good birth who sail for India to find husbands.

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