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Ruth

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4 out of 5
Based on 339 Ratings and 83 Reviews

Book Description
Ruth Hilton is an orphaned young seamstress who catches the eye of a gentleman, Henry Bellingham, who is captivated by her simplicity and beauty. When she loses her job and home, he offers her comfort and shelter, only to cruelly desert her soon after. Nearly dead with grief and shame, Ruth is offered the chance of a new life among people who give her love and respect, even though they are at firs... More
Book Information
PublisherPenguin Young Readers Group
BindingPaperback (77 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages432
ISBN-100140434305
ISBN-13978-0140434309
Publication Date03/01/1998
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About Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (Author) : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell is a published author. Some of the published credits of Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell include Cranford (The literary heritage collection), Cousin Phillis, Wives and Daughters (... more
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About Angus Easson (Editor, Introduction) : Angus Easson is a published author and an editor. Some of the published credits of Angus Easson include Wives and Daughters (Oxford World's Classics), Mary Barton, Ruth (Penguin Classics).
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