To See the Stars

To See the Stars

Book - 2019
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In her deeply-affecting final novel, acclaimed children's writer and storyteller Jan Andrews gives us Edie Murphy--an indomitable and engaging heroine on the cusp of womanhood. The novel moves from Edie's remote Newfoundland outport to St. John's and finally to New York City's Lower East Side. Against the background of the history-making "Uprising" of 1909, when 20,000 garment workers went on strike for better working conditions, and the devastating Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire (1911), Edie begins to find her own voice, hone her already-strong will, and learn about the true nature of home. A celebration of the strength of women and the power of community.

Publisher: Running the Goat, Books & Broadsides 2019
ISBN: 9781927917176
Characteristics: 160 p.

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