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An edition of Nicholas Dane (2009)

Nicholas Dane

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An edition of Nicholas Dane (2009)

Nicholas Dane

1st American ed.
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  • 4 Want to read
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Publish Date
Publisher
Henry Holt
Language
English

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When his single mother dies of a heroin overdose, fourteen-year-old Nick is sent into England's institutional care system, where he endures harsh punishment, sexual abuse, and witnesses horrors on a daily basis before emerging, emotionally scarred but still alive. Loosely based on "Oliver Twist."

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Edition Availability
Cover of: Nicholas Dane
Nicholas Dane
Apr 16, 2013, Square Fish
paperback
Cover of: Nicholas Dane
Nicholas Dane
2011, Carlsen
in German
Cover of: Nicholas Dane
Nicholas Dane
2010, Henry Holt
in English - 1st American ed.
Cover of: Nicholas Dane
Nicholas Dane
2009, Andersen
in English

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Book Details


Published in

New York

Edition Notes

Genre
Fiction

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
[Fic]
Library of Congress
PZ7.B9166 Ni 2010, PZ7.B9166Ni 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24044955M
Internet Archive
nicholasdane0000burg
ISBN 13
9780805092035
LCCN
2009051779
OCLC/WorldCat
504222634

Work Description

When Nick's mother dies unexpectedly, the 14 year old is sent straight into a boy's home. There he learns that violence and intimidation keep order. The deputy head Mr Creal grooms Nick with sweets and solace until he can take no more and escapes into a life of crime with a modern Fagin and cheeful boy named Rasta.

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