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The girl at the farmhouse gate

Author: Julia Stoneham
Publisher: London : Allison & Busby, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is early spring in 1944 with the Allies poised to invade northern France. For Alice Todd, it is the start of her second year as warden of the Land Army hostel in the wild Devonshire countryside as she recovers from the aftermath of her broken marriage. Alice becomes increasingly self-reliant and confident, learning to balance her new working lifestyle with her continuing role as a mother to her only son. Her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Stoneham
ISBN: 9780749007690 0749007699 9780749008130 074900813X
OCLC Number: 465618221
Description: 318 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1944. The war in Europe continues, with the Allies poised to invade northern France. For Alice Todd, it is the start of her second year as warden of the Land Army hostel in the wild Devonshire countryside --
Lower Post Stone Farm --
and a time of change as she recovers from the aftermath of her broken marriage.
Responsibility: Julia Stoneham.

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Spring 1944 and Europe is in the grip of war. For Alice Todd, it is the start of her second year as warden of the Land Army hostel in the Devonshire countryside and a time of change as she recovers  Read more...

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'A wonderful tale of courage...and outstanding friendship... You're sure to love all of Alice's girls' People's Friend Magazine BookClub Review

 
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