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Moorhead Public Library J SCH (Text) 33500009686023 Main Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780375940958 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 0375940952 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 9780375840951 (trade)
  • ISBN: 0375840958 (trade)
  • Physical Description: 274 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, c2008.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Stolen letters -- Dying Mrs. Renwick -- Meeting Myrtle -- Henry Street -- Hobie and the brakeman -- It all comes down to Tennessee -- Heading to Nashville -- In the Jim Crow car -- Mr. Martins' escape -- Red adn yellow roses -- Finding Chloe - Violet spies -- Dead Horse alley -- Max Bloomstein's pharmacy -- Ferocious Mrs. Catt -- Politics and gunplay -- Hope chest -- August 18 -- Freedom -- Historical notes -- Voting in America: Time line.
Summary, etc.:
When eleven-year-old Violet runs away from home in 1918 and takes the train to New York City to find her older sister who is a suffragist, she falls in with people her parents would call "the wrong sort," and ends up in Nashville, Tennessee, where "Suffs" and "Antis" are gathered, awaiting the crucial vote on the nineteenth amendment.
Author Notes

Karen Schwabach has been voting since 1984. She lived in Alaska for many years, but did not find it necessary to change her name. A Pickpocket’s Tale was her fiction debut, and The Hope Chest is her second novel. She lives in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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Subject: Women > Suffrage > Juvenile fiction.
United States > History > 1913-1921 > Juvenile fiction.
Women > Suffrage > Fiction.
United States > History > 1913-1921 > Fiction.
Sisters > Fiction.
Women's rights > Fiction.
Tennessee > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Women's rights > Juvenile fiction.

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