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The Fifteen Streets
The Fifteen Streets
Author: Catherine Cookson
Life in the Fifteen Streets was a continual sturggle for survival. Some families gave up hope and descended into a state of perpetual despair. Others, like the O'Briens, maintained a fierce determination to transcend the bitter poverty into which they had been born. For Mary Ellen O'Brien, hope lay in the wisdom and strength of her children. ...  more »
ISBN: 175774
Publication Date: 1952
Pages: 213
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Publisher: Bantam Books
Book Type: Paperback
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For Mary Ellen O'Brien, hope lay in the wisdom and strength of her children. There was gentle Katie, whose bright beauty and quick mind led her to a new world of learning; Dominic, fast-tempered and strong-willed; and there was John--the most determined to escape the cruel poverty of the Fifteen Streets, the most passion-ate, courageous and loving of all the O'Briens.


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