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Title:
Out of the darkness : the story of Mary Ellen Wilson
Author:
Shelman, Eric A.
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Publication Information:
Lake Forest, Calif. : Dolphin Moon Pub., [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
344 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780966940008
Format :
Book

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Shelman and Lazoritz have penned the only book that tells the story of the first known child to be rescued from an abusive home in America. It was April of 1874 in New York City--and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals came to her rescue.