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The latecomers

Helen Klein Ross

The latecomers

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Irish,
  • Immigrants,
  • Women household employees,
  • Secrecy

  • About the Edition

    Forced to give up her baby for adoption after the death of her husband in 1908, an Irish teen takes a maid"s job at a sprawling New England estate before a mysterious death reveals a five-generation secret.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 415-419).

    StatementHelen Klein Ross
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3618.O845263 L38 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination419 pages
    Number of Pages419
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26976790M
    ISBN 100316476862
    ISBN 109780316476867
    LC Control Number2018937250
    OCLC/WorldCa1030766055


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