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Street child / Berlie Doherty.

By: Doherty, Berlie [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : HarperCollins Children's Books, 1995, c1993Description: 147 p. ; 18 cm.ISBN: 9780007311255; 0006740200; 9780006740209 .Subject(s): Orphans -- Children's fiction | Homeless persons -- Children's fiction | London (England) -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction.DDC classification: 823.914 Summary: A fictional account of the experiences of Jim Jarvis, a young orphan who escapes the workhouse in 1860s London and survives brutal treatment and desperate circumstances until he is taken in by Dr. Barnardo, founder of a school for the city's "ragged" children.
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Originally published: London : Hamish Hamilton Ltd., 1993.

A fictional account of the experiences of Jim Jarvis, a young orphan who escapes the workhouse in 1860s London and survives brutal treatment and desperate circumstances until he is taken in by Dr. Barnardo, founder of a school for the city's "ragged" children.

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