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At the Diamond County Home for the Aged, the inmates prepare for the annual ritual of the Poorhouse Fair, a summer celebration at which the old and infirm sell their produce on stalls to the people of the local town. Bitter, resentful and edging towards senility, the elderly residents of the Home take pride every year in the responsibility and self-respect they gain from this one day. But when the fair goes less well than the old folks had hoped, they are in no doubt who to blame: Conner, the new prefect of the home. ...

The Poorhouse Fair 2012, Random House Trade, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780345468239

Trade paperback

The Poorhouse Fair 2006, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780141188485

Mass-market paperback

The Poorhouse Fair 1999, Penguin Group, London

ISBN-13: 9780140028430


Unknown binding

The Poorhouse Fair 1986, Fawcett Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780449212134

Mass-market paperback

The Poorhouse Fair 1981, Fawcett Books

ISBN-13: 9780449233146

Mass-market paperback

The Poorhouse Fair 1977, Knopf Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394410500