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Mary Barton [electronic resource] : A Tale of Manchester Life

Gaskell, Elizabeth2009
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Her father fights for the rights of his fellow workers, but Mary wants to make a better life for them both. She rashly decides to reject her lover Jem, a struggling engineer, in the hope of marrying the rich mill-owner's son Henry Carson and securing a safe future. But when Henry is shot down in the street and Jem becomes the main suspect, Mary finds herself hopelessly torn between them. She also discovers an unpleasant truth - one that could bring tragedy upon everyone, and threatens to destroy her.
Imprint:
[Place of publication not identified] : Penguin, 2009
Collation:
1 online resource (1 text file)
ISBN:
9780141920207
Language:
English
Subject:
BRN:
3030970
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