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The dressmaker.

Author: Beryl Bainbridge
Publisher: [London] Duckworth [1973]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wartime Liverpool is a place of ration books and jobs in munitions factories. Rita, living with her two aunts Nellie and Margo, is emotionally naive and withdrawn. When she meets Ira, a GI, at a neoghbour's party she falls in love almost as much with the idea of life as a GI bride as with the man himself. But Nellie and Margo are not so blind...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
War stories
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bainbridge, Beryl, 1933-
Dressmaker.
[London] Duckworth [1973]
(OCoLC)561821199
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beryl Bainbridge
ISBN: 0715607219 9780715607213
OCLC Number: 746555
Awards: Man Booker Prize, 1973, shortlist
Description: 152 pages 21 cm

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If Liverpool in 1944 was grim for Rita and her aunts Nellie and Margo, Rita knew that life in America was gay and rich - she'd seen it in the movies. So when a GI came to call, she was sure that love  Read more...

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