CORAM BOY. by Gavin, Jamila.

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Edition: First US printing.

New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - An historical novel for older children in which mystery, romance, horror, and adventure overlap. Beginning in England in 1741, this is the story of the brutal work of the "Coram man," a monstrous character who pretends to be a representative of the famous Coram foundling hospital, but who either abandons, buries, or sells into slavery the unwanted children he takes. Winner of the Whitbread 2000 Children's Book of the Year Award, this is the first book by Gavin to be published in the US. vii, 327 pp. ISBN: 0-374315442.

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

Book ID: 85772
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