Island of Tears

Island of Tears

A Novel

Book - 2001
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In the year 1892, Marshall Webb encounters a young Dutch girl who then disappears from Ellis Island moments after she arrives, and when his investigation takes him to reformer Rebecca Davies, he is introduced to a world of white slavery and murder.

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Set in the year 1892, a powerful mystery follows Harper's Weekly contributor and dime novelist Marshall Webb as he encounters a young Dutch girl who then disappears from Ellis Island moments after she arrives, and when his investigation takes him to reformer Rebecca Davies, he is introduced to a world of white slavery and murder where the rich and powerful will do anything to protect their illegal enterprises.

Publisher: New York : Kensington ; Southampton : Mallard, 2001.
ISBN: 9781575667676
1575667673
9781575667683
1575667681
Branch Call Number: PS3569.O665 I85 2001
Characteristics: 280 p. ; 24 cm.

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Jul 05, 2017

tried to read, only managed fifty pages, good writing but too dark for me,

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ISLAND OF TEARS, Troy Soos, 2001, #1 Marshall Webb, reporter, Rebecca Davies, social worker, NYC 1892. At the Opening Day ceremonies at Ellis Island, a reporter makes the acquaintance of a nice young immigrant girl and decides to follow her story as she adapts to life in America. When a few days later he finds she's gone missing, he tries to track her down.

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Jul 05, 2017

ISLAND OF TEARS, Troy Soos, 2001, #1 Marshall Webb, reporter, Rebecca Davies, social worker, NYC 1892. At the Opening Day ceremonies at Ellis Island, a reporter makes the acquaintance of a nice young immigrant girl and decides to follow her story as she adapts to life in America. When a few days later he finds she's gone missing, he tries to track her down.

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