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The upstart

Author: Catherine Cookson
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A novel of class conflict in 19th century England, featuring a butler who advises a nouveau riche on how to be a gentleman. The upstart is Samuel Fairbrother, owner of a boot factory who buys a mansion, but doesn't know how to dress, eat or receive. To his consternation, his daughter falls in love with the butler. By the author of The Obsession.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Cookson
ISBN: 0684843153 9780684843155
OCLC Number: 37315369
Description: 348 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Catherine Cookson.

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A novel of class conflict in 19th century England, featuring a butler who advises a nouveau riche on how to be a gentleman. The upstart is Samuel Fairbrother, owner of a boot factory who buys a mansion, but doesn't know how to dress, eat or receive. To his consternation, his daughter falls in love with the butler. By the author of The Obsession.

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