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ISBN-10: 1550419463

ISBN-13: 9781550419467

Edition: 2002

Authors: Virginia Frances Schwartz

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Born only a week after the tragic death of her father, Frances Chopp grows up believing that she was sent to earth as her father.s messenger to pull her mother out of her grief. And in the years that follow, Frances tries to make sense of the hard times that have struck her immigrant family, even as she struggles to understand the puzzle of her family.s past. Set in the mining and steel towns of Southern Ontario in the years between the wars, Messenger is a moving story of familial love and the determination to survive.
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Book details

List price: $9.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited
Publication date: 10/20/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 282
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.04" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Virginia Frances Schwartz has won many awards, including the Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction and the Silver Birch Award. She lives in New York.