Mister Pip /

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by Jones, Lloyd,
[ 02. English Fiction ] Published by : A.A. Knopf Canada, (Toronto :) Physical details: 256 p. ; 20 cm. Subject(s): Nominee --Books and reading | Bougainville Crisis, Papua New Guinea, 1988-$vFiction. | Storytelling | Teachers Year : 2007 02. English Fiction Item type : 02. English Fiction
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Bluefield High School F JON Available
Bluefield High School F JON Available

On a copper-rich tropical island shattered by war, from which the teachers have fled with almost everyone else, only one white man chooses to stay behind: the eccentric Mr. Watts, object of much curiosity and scorn, who sweeps out the ruined schoolhouse and begins to read to the children each day from Charles Dickens's classic Great Expectations.