white bird passes

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Poor -- Fiction, Orphanages -- Fiction, Coming of age -- Fiction, Scotland -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fi

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StatementJessie Kesson.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.K4845 Wh 1958
The Physical Object
Pagination158 p. ; 20 cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2452111M
LC Control Number87152472

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Kesson’s autobiographical novel The white bird passes tells the story of a young girl growing up in a slum district of a Scottish small town (Elgin) in the years after World War I.

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