Ben's Lady by Ruth Lamb
Young Ben Ashton works the street, earning a "copper" as a package carrier. A lady customer takes an interest in Ben and helps him prosper. A rescued homeless man known only by his bed number becomes very important. This Victorian children's story, written in 1889, by Ruth Lamb, portrays unconditional Christian love and the power of prayer.
Paperback, 1 Illustration, 58 pages. ISBN 9780981750514; LCCN 2008929398
Born Ruth Buck, in 1829, at Great Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England. She married Alderman Joseph Lamb of Manchester, in the 1863. He was 19 years older than she was. She was an authoress of over 40 books and lived well. She died in Chorton, Lancashire, England in 1916.