Summary: Moth is sold into servitude by her mother, and when Moth escapes she finds her mother gone, and she must survive on her own in the murky world of the Bowery, until she meets Miss Everett, the proprietress of an Infant School, a brothel that caters to gentlemen who pay dearly for willing and clean companions, desirable young virgins like Moth.
Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012
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Summary: The first daughter in five generations of her Nova Scotia family, Dora Rare becomes an apprentice to a gifted midwife and storyteller before their home is threatened by the arrival of a brash medical doctor who promises sterile and painless births.
Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2006