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The child left behind

Author: Anne Bennett
Publisher: London : Harper, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bridgette has been hurt many times in her life. Her early years were blighted by her spoilt brother; her marriage ruined by World War Two. Now her mother is dying. And then comes a deathbed revelation - somewhere Bridgette has another family and a father.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
General fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Bennett
ISBN: 9780007226085 000722608X 9780007226078 0007226071
OCLC Number: 506257174
Description: 1 volume ; 18 cm
Contents: Paperback -A moving family drama of one young woman's fight to survive, to find her long-lost relatives and to find a place to call home Angelique has been hurt many times in her life. Her early years were blighted by her spoilt brother; her marriage ruined by World War Two. Now her mother is dying. But there comes a deathbed revelation: her father wasn't the man she grew up hating and her brother wasn't her brother at all. Somewhere, Angelique has another family. Angelique joins the Resistance and shows her bravery by sheltering a British agent. He tells her of his base, near Birmingham. By the end of the war, Angelique is determined to find her father's family and learns that they too are now settled in Birmingham. So she sets off --
not knowing what she'll find, but hoping against hope to find a place where she can finally belong!
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Praise for Anne Bennett:`A powerful, heart-wrenching saga from the much-loved author of "Daughter of Mine" and "Danny Boy"...This ["Mother's Only Child"] is a page-turning saga of love, loss and Read more...

 
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