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Sweet Adversity


About the Book

There'snever a good time to be orphaned and abandoned ... but particularly not when youare twelve years of age and during the Great Depression.

In 1928,the McAlpines leave their daughter Addie at the Emu Swamp Children's Home,fully intending to return and collect her.

Coming from a family theatricalbackground, Addie is a talented singer, and unbeknownst to her the villainoustheatrical agent Scrimshaw has heard Addie sing. He now wants Addie as apermanent fixture in his theatrical shows - and is prepared to pay good moneyfor her. But when Scrimshaw turns up at Emu Swamp to collect his prize, he findsthat Addie has run away, with her Shakespeare-quoting cockatiel, and is aboutto embark on an adventure of a lifetime ...

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781460709467
  • ISBN 10: 1460709462
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 06/18/2018
  • Pages: 304
  • List Price: 15.03 CAD
  • BISAC1: JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / General

Sweet Adversity by Sheryl Gwyther

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