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Author McKernan, Victoria
Title Son of fortune / Victoria McKernan
Imprint New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2013]
Edition First edition
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 Teen Fiction  YA FICTION MCKERNAN     AVAILABLE
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Call # YA FICTION MCKERNAN
Phys. Description 391 pages ; 22 cm
Format text
unmediated
volume
Summary In mid-1860s San Francisco, sixteen-year-old Aiden gains a hoped-for chance at a change in fortune when he wins a ship in a poker game, but soon he is involved in Peru's savage guano trade and the exploitation of its Chinese workers
Subject Seafaring life -- Fiction
Commerce -- Fiction
Race relations -- Fiction
Chinese -- Peru -- Fiction
Conduct of life -- Fiction
Peru -- History -- 1829-1919 -- Fiction
San Francisco (Calif.) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction
ISBN 9780375864568
9780375964565