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Children of the Poor
Title:
Children of the Poor
Lee, John A
$60.00
Published by Bernard Henry, London and N V Douglas Ltd, Auckland, NZ, 1949, 255 pages, second edition. 'Children of the Poor' tells of the stunted childhood of Albany Porcello in the Dunedin of the 1890s, of mean streets and depressed classes, of crude injustice and naked poverty, and of how the "unco guid" look from the worm's-eye view. The motive behind its composition is clear from the dedication, which runs: "To daughters of the poor. To errant brats and guttersnipes. To eaters of left-overs, the wearers of cast-offs. To slaves of the wash-tub and scrub-brush, whose children, nevertheless, go to hell. To teachers who adopt, through compulsion or desire, the method of the barrack square. To juvenile culprits fleeing from the inescapable hand of the law, sometimes called justice . . . THIS STORY OF THE GUTTER."
Second hand Hardback
Stock: 
1
ISBN: 
0000000000
SKU:
30234

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