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The dress lodger, Sheri Holman

Label
The dress lodger
Title
The dress lodger
Statement of responsibility
Sheri Holman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A novel on the hardship of the Industrial Revolution through the eyes of an Englishwoman forced to be a prostitute to make ends meet. A potter's assistant during the day, she changes at night into a gown, rented by her pimp to walk the narrow streets. It is cold and business is slow. By the author of A Stolen Tongue
Summary
In a novel set in the filth and depravity of London's mean streets during the Industrial Revolution, a prostitute borrows a blue dress to attract a higher class of client and is shadowed through the streets by an evil old woman hired by the dress' owner to keep an eye on her
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2000
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003499
Cataloging source
DLC
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Holman, Sheri
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3558.O35596
LC item number
D74 2000
Literary form
fiction
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Atlantic Monthly Press
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True
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  • Sunderland (Tyne and Wear, England)
  • Teenage prostitution
  • Unmarried mothers
  • Single mothers
  • Body snatching
  • Prostitutes
  • Physicians
Target audience
adult
Label
The dress lodger, Sheri Holman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1219996
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9780871137531
Lccn
99018153
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm40738964
Label
The dress lodger, Sheri Holman
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1219996
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9780871137531
Lccn
99018153
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm40738964

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