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TitleMabel Ross, the sewing-girl
Author / Responsible partyAnonymous
GenreDomestic fiction, Historical fiction.
TopicsDomestic fiction, Historical fiction. Women dressmakers -- 19th century -- Fiction. Conduct of life. Poor.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd.


Orphaned Mabel struggles to raise her sisters by working as a sewing girl for long hours and low wages. She meets her challenges with a calm steady faith while her younger sister chafes against the injustice of their lot in life. She is determined to uncover the mystery she thinks is lurking behind their misfortune. This book will appeal to those who love intimate family dramas, light mysteries, scathing social commentaries, or sewing machines!

Additional Information

System control numberE16020
Original Print PublisherChicago : Tomlinson Brothers, 1870, ©1866.
Narrator NameJennifer Fournier
Participant or performer noteJennifer Fournier
Narrators GenderFemale narrator