The Match Girl and the Heiress

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"Nellie Dowell was a match-factory girl in Victorian London who spent her early years consigned to orphanages and hospitals. Muriel Lester, the daughter of a wealthy shipbuilder, longed to be free of the burden of money and possessions. Together, these unlikely soul mates sought to remake the world according to their own utopian vision of Christ's teachings. The Match Girl and the Heiress paints an unforgettable portrait of their late-nineteenth-century girlhoods of wealth and want, and their daring twentieth-century ...

The Match Girl and the Heiress 2016, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691171319

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The Match Girl and the Heiress 2015, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691158501

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