Bandit's Tale : The Muddled Misadventures of A Pickpocket

Bandit's Tale : The Muddled Misadventures of A Pickpocket

eBook - 2016
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From an award-winning author of historical fiction comes a story of survival, crime, adventure, and horses in the streets of 19th century New York City. Eleven-year-old Rocco is an Italian immigrant who finds himself alone in New York City after hes sold to a padrone by his poverty-stricken parents. While working as a street musician, he meets the boys of the infamous Bandits' Roost, who teach him the art of pickpocketing. Rocco embraces his new life of crime--hes good at it, and it's more lucrative than banging a triangle on the street corner. But when he meets Meddlin' Mary, a strong-hearted Irish girl who's determined to help the horses of New York City, things begin to change. Rocco begins to reexamine his life--and take his future into his own hands.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Random House Children's Books, 2016
ISBN: 0385755015 electronic bk
9780385755016 electronic bk
Branch Call Number: eBOOK FIC HOPKINSON
Characteristics: 1 online resource (304 pages)

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