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Horseback on the Boston Post Road, 1704

Laurie Lawlor

Horseback on the Boston Post Road, 1704

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Published by Aladdin Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Twins -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Sisters -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Twins -- Fiction,
  • Sisters -- Fiction,
  • Boston Post Roads -- History -- Juvenile fiction,
  • New England -- History -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Boston Post Roads -- History -- Fiction,
  • New England -- History -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    In 1704, after their mistress receives a mysterious letter requesting their arrival, twelve-year-old servant girls Hester and Philena embark on a dangerous journey from Boston to New Haven, Connecticut, unaware of the ways their lives are about to change.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-180).

    StatementLaurie Lawlor.
    GenreJuvenile fiction., Fiction.
    SeriesAmerican sisters
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.L4189 Hn 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination180 p. :
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23104191M
    ISBN 100743436261
    ISBN 109780743436267


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