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The Black Velvet Gown
The Black Velvet Gown
Author: Catherine Cookson
It is 1820 and the widowed Maria Millican takes work for herself and her children at the manor house of an eccentric master, who against the custom of the day, teaches the children to read and think. It is Biddy, the oldest daughter, who shows a natural gift for learning and thus the ability to live a life she can never achieve. At fourteen sh...  more »
ISBN: 419425
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 346

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Publisher: Summit Books
Book Type: Hardcover
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