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Title:
The cutter's widow
ISBN:
9781939548979
Edition:
First edition.
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x, 260 pages ; 23 cm
Summary:
Ella Byrne is a young widow, gripped by grief and struggling to support herself. She becomes a milliner's apprentice, a baby broker and partners with a local pickpocket. Ultimately, she becomes the focus of attention in a murder investigation by one of Saint Paul's first female police officers. This is story of the devastations of grief and poverty and the quest to make a difference in the world.
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The Cutter's Widow is a heartrending novel, set in Saint Paul, Minnesota, against the backdrop of 1915 urban poverty. Ella Byrne is a young widow, gripped by grief and struggling to support herself. She becomes a milliner's apprentice, a baby broker and partners with a local pickpocket. Ultimately, she becomes the focus of attention in a murder investigation by one of Saint Paul's first female police officers. This is story of the devastations of grief and poverty and the quest to make a difference in the world.