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Roses were rarely seen at the old Jerusalem hotel. Life is hard, and for some of the tenants a luxury might be warm feet, cat's meat stew or a five-bob coat from a jumble sale. In A Power of Roses, Ruth Park draws vivid portraits of Miriam, the tough adolescent heroine; her Uncle Puss, a canny old Irishman; and a colourful assortment of inhabitants who live in the hotel's damp, rat-infested rooms.

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    9781742533810

    October 1, 1993

    Penguin eBooks (AU Adult)

    288 pages

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