Set in mid-18th Century York and London, this is the story of 12 year old highway robber Charley Feather. Born an orphan in Southwark, London, little Charley learned to survive the hard way. She's seen a succession of casual 'guardians' thrown in to jail or shipped off to the colonies, while the nicer more reliable ones have died of smallpox or typhoid fever, or sheer starvation.At ten years old, Charley has waved goodbye to her latest, pickpocket mother and decided to don shirt and breeches and have no more to do with ...

Charley Feather 2007, Hodder & Stoughton, London

ISBN-13: 9780340878736

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