Wild Heritage

Wild Heritage

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Thirteen years have passed since the navvies came to camptounfoot to build the railway. In their wake thay left several fatherless children - including the wild, neglected Kitty Scott. An outcast in the community, Kitty is a loner until the day she rescues shy newcomer Marie Benjamin from the taunts of her classmates. So begins a firm but unlikely friendship: firm, because the girls find a special bond through their illegitimacy; unlikely, since Kitty, with her harsh upbringing, will to survive and sharp intelligence, could not be more different from fragile, innocent Marie's artistic talent is noticed in high places, a dazzling window of opportunity is opened. The girls make a special vow never to drift apart, but as they mature into beautiful, gifted women, fortune widens the gulf between them, taking them from the borders to the cosmopolitan cities of Edinburgh,London,Paris,where the influence of heredityshow more

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  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 110 x 172 x 30mm | 240.4g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion mass market paperback
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0752802879
  • 9780752802879