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Mill Girl: A Victorian Girls Diary, 1842-1843(My Story: Girls)

by Sue Reid
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In spring 1842, Eliza is shocked when she is sent to work in the Manchester cotton mills - the noisy, suffocating mills. The work is backbreaking and dangerous - and when she sees her friends lives wrecked by poverty, sickness and unrest, Eliza realizes she must fight to escape the fate of a mill girl.