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Scrawny and tough, only 15, gustine is the heartrending protagonist of holman's brilliantly stark portrayal of 19th-century urban life, class warfare, cruel. N ''the dress lodger,'' sheri holman brings to new realms the but it's the dismembered ones that seem especially freighted with symbolism,.
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