By Suzanne Aubry
1849. Chemin du Roy. Une fillette passe à un cheveu d'être piétinée par le cheval du boghei d'Emma Portelance, une femme avant-gardiste de Québec. Constatant son état pitoyable, Emma ramène l'enfant chez elle pour l. a. soigner. Deux ans auparavant, Fanette a dû s'exiler avec sa famille pour échapper à l. a. famine qui sévissait en Irlande. Devenues orphelines, Fanette et sa sœur aînée, Amanda, sont placées chez des cultivateurs, où elles mènent une vie misérable. Pour améliorer son style, Amanda half avec un négociant en promettant à Fanette de revenir los angeles chercher, mais elle disparaît mystérieusement. Fanette s'enfuit...
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