The factory girl

by Sarah Savage

Publisher: Munroe, Francis & Parker in Boston

Written in English
Published: Pages: 112 Downloads: 415
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Statementby a lady ..
SeriesWright American fiction -- v. 1 (1774-1850), no. 22308
ContributionsLady
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination112 p.
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15166294M
LC Control Number87728161

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Factory Girl () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. factory owed her. Min’s boss was gambling that she would stay. Workers flood factory towns like Dongguan after the new year, and competition for jobs then is the toughest.

After the fight, Min’s boss became nicer to her. He urged her several times to consider staying; there was even talk of a promotion to factory-floor clerk,File Size: 1MB.

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As millions of women and girls left country towns to generate Korea's manufacturing boom, the factory girl emerged as an archetypal figure in twentieth-century popular culture.

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About the Book From the author of "The Last Safe House" comes a gripping novel that depicts the life of working children in North American cities in the early 20th century.

Interwoven with it are nonfiction sections describing family life in a slum, the fight to improve social conditions, and the plight of working children then and now.Interspersed with excellent-quality archival photos, this title is sure to spur discussion of many contemporary movements Factory Girl succeeds where so many similar books fail: it is an educational Greenwood, who has a knack for turning historical fact into riveting stories, uses archival photographs to create a compelling story.Children's & young adult book reviews - Factory Girl.

When Emily finds out that her father has been killed in a mining accident, her dreams of continuing her education and finding a "respectable" job begin to dissolve.