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Slammerkin ** S I G N E D **: Donoghue, Emma Slammerkin ** S I G N E D **: Donoghue, Emma

Slammerkin ** S I G N E D **

Donoghue, Emma

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ISBN 10: 0151006725 / ISBN 13: 9780151006724
Editorial: Harcourt Inc., 2000
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Stated FIRST U.S. Edition AND Printing, with publishers full 'alpha string present. A FLAWLESS volume in same condition UNclipped dust jacket. Boldly " SIGNED " by author (signature only) on title page. Rear panel of jacket has 'Advance Praise for Slammerkin' across top and then five blurbs/reviews. A great copy. Mylar protected jacket. N° de ref. de la librería 002026

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Título: Slammerkin ** S I G N E D **

Editorial: Harcourt Inc.

Año de publicación: 2000

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro: Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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Sinopsis:

Slammerkin: A loose gown; a loose woman.

Born to rough cloth in Hogarth's London, but longing for silk, Mary Saunders's eye for a shiny red ribbon leads her to prostitution at a young age. A dangerous misstep sends her fleeing to Monmouth, and the position of household seamstress, the ordinary life of an ordinary girl with no expectations. But Mary has known freedom, and having never known love, it is freedom that motivates her. Mary asks herself if the prostitute who hires out her body is more or less free than the "honest woman" locked into marriage, or the servant who runs a household not her own? And is either as free as a man? Ultimately, Mary remains true only to the three rules she learned on the streets: Never give up your liberty. Clothes make the woman. Clothes are the greatest lie ever told.

About the Author:

Emma Donoghue was born in Dublin in 1969 and earned her Ph.D. at Cambridge. She is the author of two novels, a critical work on seventeenth-century British culture, and a book of fairy tales. She lives in Ontario, Canada.

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