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Maurice, or, The fisher's cot : a tale

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Claire Tomalin
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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This volume presents the story of a young boy who is stolen from his parents by a poor sailor's wife who has no children of her own. Mistreated by her husband, the boy runs away and is taken in by a kindly fisherman and his wife, who raise him. When the two of them die, the boy is cast off into the world at large and reduced to poverty, until his true father -- who has spent the intervening years searching for his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851.
Maurice, or, The fisher's cot.
New York : Knopf, 1998
(OCoLC)656164081
Named Person: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Claire Tomalin
ISBN: 0375404732 9780375404733
OCLC Number: 40298586
Description: x, 179 pages : illustrations, genealogical table, portraits ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Maurice
Fisher's cot
Responsibility: Mary Shelley ; edited with an introduction by Claire Tomalin.
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This volume presents the story of a young boy who is stolen from his parents by a poor sailor's wife who has no children of her own. Mistreated by her husband, the boy runs away and is taken in by a kindly fisherman and his wife, who raise him. When the two of them die, the boy is cast off into the world at large and reduced to poverty, until his true father -- who has spent the intervening years searching for his son -- discovers him and takes him home.

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