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Melitte's days are filled with endless, grueling work, with scraps of food to eat and rags to wear. Despite her hatred for her uncaring owner and his cruel, mocking wife, she grows to love their child, little Marie, like a sister. She promises to be Marie's friend forever. But can Melitte's dreams of freedom include Marie?
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 147 pages
  • 127 x 193.04 x 10.16mm | 136.08g
  • Penguin Books Australia
  • Hawthorn, Australia
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0141304200
  • 9780141304205

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"Full of period detail and vivid sensory writing, this book provides an aching answer to the question, 'What was it like to be a slave?'"-- Kirkus Reviews, pointer review
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32 ratings
4.03 out of 5 stars
5 31% (10)
4 47% (15)
3 19% (6)
2 0% (0)
1 3% (1)
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