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A veil of fog and flames : a novel

Author: Lori Hart Beninger
Publisher: San Jose, California : On Track Publishing, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"At fifteen, Guinevere Walker and Jack Moylan are not yet galvanized for the future. In the roiling cauldron that is San Francisco of 1851 -- a city devastated by suspicious fires, a dangerous brand of justice imposed by vigilantes from its formidable business community, and the cloud of slavery -- the two face issues and questions that thrust them into adulthood and mold their very nature. Do they conform or rebel?  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lori Hart Beninger
ISBN: 9780985689742 0985689749 9780985689735 0985689730
OCLC Number: 935415070
Notes: "Volume two of the 'Embracing the elephant' series."
Description: 363 pages : map ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Lori Hart Beninger.

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"At fifteen, Guinevere Walker and Jack Moylan are not yet galvanized for the future. In the roiling cauldron that is San Francisco of 1851 -- a city devastated by suspicious fires, a dangerous brand of justice imposed by vigilantes from its formidable business community, and the cloud of slavery -- the two face issues and questions that thrust them into adulthood and mold their very nature. Do they conform or rebel? Do they succumb to social conventions and restrictions? Or do they pursue their dreams in defiance of the pressures? A Veil of Fog and Flames is a tale of young lives poised on a tightrope of right and wrong, their stories woven into the fabric of a city that forges rules as it pleases -- and breaks them as easily." --

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