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Gutter Child by Jael Richardson

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Gutter Child by Jael Richardson

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FOLD (Festival of Literary Diversity) founder Jael Richardson's novel is set in a world divided into the privileged Mainland and the policed Gutter. Born in the Gutter, Elimina Dubois was raised on the Mainland as part of a government experiment, but when her mother dies, the teen is forced into an unfamiliar life of servitude. Sent to an academy with new rules and expectations, Elimina befriends Gutter children who are making their way through the Gutter System in whatever ways they know how. When her life takes another unexpected turn, she discovers that what she needs most may not be the freedom she longs for.

Praise for Gutter Child:

"A deep, unflinching yet loving look at injustice and power.” - Chatelaine

"An outstanding and fearless story that follows a young woman’s journey of self-discovery and strength as she forges her own way in a ruthless society. . . . Richardson expertly details the small beauties, hardships, and hopes that accompany such an arduous life, which makes Gutter Child a powerful and unforgettable novel. - Quill and Quire (starred review)

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