A Bandit's Tale: The Muddled Misadventures of a Pickpocket by Deborah Hopkinson PDF

By Deborah Hopkinson

ISBN-10: 0147521467

ISBN-13: 9780147521460

ISBN-10: 038575499X

ISBN-13: 9780385754996

ISBN-10: 0385755023

ISBN-13: 9780385755023

From an award-winning writer of historic fiction comes a narrative of survival, crime, experience, and horses within the streets of nineteenth century manhattan City.

Eleven-year-old Rocco is an Italian immigrant who unearths himself on my own in long island urban after he is offered to a padrone by means of his poverty-stricken mom and dad. whereas operating as a highway musician, he meets the men of the notorious Bandits' Roost, who educate him the artwork of pickpocketing. Rocco embraces his new lifetime of crime—he's stable at it, and it truly is extra profitable than banging a triangle in the street nook. but if he meets Meddlin' Mary, a strong-hearted Irish woman who is decided to aid the horses of recent York urban, issues start to switch. Rocco starts to reexamine his life—and take his destiny into his personal hands.

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