Church of Marvels

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display_description "New York, 1895. Sylvan Threadgill, a night soiler cleaning out the privies behind the tenement houses, finds an abandoned newborn baby in the muck. An orphan himself, Sylvan rescues the child, determined to find where she belongs. Odile Church and her beautiful sister, Belle, were raised amid the applause and magical pageantry of The Church of Marvels, their mother's spectacular Coney Island sideshow. But the Church has burnt to the ground, their mother dead in its ashes. Now Belle, the family's star, has vanished into the bowels of Manhattan, leaving Odile alone and desperate to find her. A young woman named Alphie awakens to find herself trapped across the river in Blackwell's Lunatic Asylum--sure that her imprisonment is a ruse by her husband's vile, overbearing mother. On the ward she meets another young woman of ethereal beauty who does not speak, a girl with an extraordinary talent that might save them both. As these strangers' lives become increasingly connected, their stories and secrets unfold. Moving from the Coney Island seashore to the tenement-studded streets of the Lower East Side, a spectacular human circus to a brutal, terrifying asylum, Church of Marvels takes readers back to turn-of-the-century New York--a city of hardship and dreams, love and loneliness, hope and danger" -- Amazon.com
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subject_facet Abandoned children -- Fiction, Asylums -- Fiction, Historical fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1865-1898 -- Fiction, Sisters -- Fiction
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title Church of Marvels
title_display Church of Marvels
title_full Church of Marvels / Leslie Parry
title_short Church of Marvels
title_sort church of marvels
topic Abandoned children Fiction, Asylums Fiction, New York (N.Y.) History 1865-1898 Fiction, Sisters Fiction
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