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A wish in the dark

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Thailand -- Juvenile fiction
title_displayA wish in the dark
title_fullA Wish in the Dark
A wish in the dark / Christina Soontornvat
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Light and darkness
Magic
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Prisoners
Privilege (Social psychology)
Social classes