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The baby laundry for unmarried mothers

Author: Angela Patrick; Lynne Barrett-Lee
Publisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2013.
Series: Charnwood series
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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In 1963, Angela Brown was nineteen and enjoying her first job working in the City of London. But then, a brief fling with a charismatic charmer left her pregnant, unmarried and facing a stark future. Her strict Catholic parents forced her to leave her job and family, and sent her to a convent in Essex for her confinement. Run like a Victorian workhouse, the nuns there vilified Angela for her 'wickedness'. After a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Biography
Named Person: Angela Patrick
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Patrick; Lynne Barrett-Lee
ISBN: 9781444815191 1444815199
OCLC Number: 840603989
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: 304 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Charnwood series
Responsibility: Angela Patrick with Lynne Barrett-Lee.

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In 1963, Angela Brown was nineteen and enjoying her first job working in the City of London. But then, a brief fling with a charismatic charmer left her pregnant, unmarried and facing a stark future. Her strict Catholic parents forced her to leave her job and family, and sent her to a convent in Essex for her confinement. Run like a Victorian workhouse, the nuns there vilified Angela for her 'wickedness'. After a terrifying labour with no pain relief, Angela gave birth to a beautiful son, Paul. At eight weeks he was taken from her and forcibly put up for adoption. Heartbroken, Angela thought about him every single day. Then, thirty years later, a letter came. It was from Paul, and a reunion was arranged ...

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