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By Robert Noonan

ISBN-10: 1462037186

ISBN-13: 9781462037186

ISBN-10: 1462040373

ISBN-13: 9781462040377

"Wildflowers, is a riveting story that deftly portrays lifestyle in a small American mill city and the abuse of kid employees on the finish of the 19th century.

Eleven-year-old Hillary cook dinner works six days per week on the Alton cloth Mill. On Sunday afternoons, she and her associates choose vegetation, dream and play faux within the within reach nation-state. the women pledge to be associates for eternity and speak to themselves ""wildflowers.""

In this tough global, blameless teenagers are compelled to function risky equipment on the mill or even darker abuses are devoted opposed to them. Mill proprietor Frank Dragus has younger women despatched to his place of work for no matter what he pleases-and he's attracted to Hillary. whilst tragedy befalls Hillary and her mom, Hillary is pressured right into a state of affairs that could have disastrous effects

From busy manufacturing unit flooring and bustling portside pubs to tragedy, homicide, and intrigue, Wildflowers integrates the nostalgia of old fiction with the wit of modern day drama."

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