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A Drowned Maiden's Hair : A Melodrama
by Laura Amy Schlitz




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"People throw the word 'classic' about a lot, but A Drowned Maiden's Hair genuinely deserves to become one." -- Wall Street Journal

Maud Flynn is known at the orphanage for her impertinence, so when the charming Miss Hyacinth and her sister choose Maud to take home with them, the girl is as baffled as anyone. It seems the sisters need Maud to help stage elaborate s ances for bereaved, wealthy patrons. As Maud is drawn deeper into the deception, playing her role as a "secret child," she is torn between her need to please and her growing conscience - until a shocking betrayal makes clear just how heartless her so-called guardians are. Filled with tantalizing details of turn-of-the-century spiritualism and page-turning suspense, this lively historical novel features a winning heroine whom readers will not soon forget.

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Overview

"People throw the word 'classic' about a lot, but A Drowned Maiden's Hair genuinely deserves to become one." -- Wall Street Journal

Maud Flynn is known at the orphanage for her impertinence, so when the charming Miss Hyacinth and her sister choose Maud to take home with them, the girl is as baffled as anyone. It seems the sisters need Maud to help stage elaborate s ances for bereaved, wealthy patrons. As Maud is drawn deeper into the deception, playing her role as a "secret child," she is torn between her need to please and her growing conscience - until a shocking betrayal makes clear just how heartless her so-called guardians are. Filled with tantalizing details of turn-of-the-century spiritualism and page-turning suspense, this lively historical novel features a winning heroine whom readers will not soon forget.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780763629304
  • ISBN-10: 0763629308
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
  • Publish Date: September 2006
  • Page Count: 389
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-13
  • Dimensions: 7.21 x 6.22 x 1.27 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.08 pounds


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