“Carnegie’s Maid” by Marie Benedict

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When Clara Kelley joins the ship to emigrate to America towards the end of the American Civil War, she has no idea how she will find work and send enough money home to help keep her family afloat. Fate and luck places her in one of the richest families in America; deception and ingenuity help her remain and prosper there. An imaginative take on the emigrant experience at the turn of the 19th to 20th centuries.

Evaluation: 5 out of 5

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