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Martha's girls

Author: Alrene Hughes
Publisher: Long Preston : Magna, 2014. ©2012
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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Belfast, 1939, and Martha's daughters are beginning to make their way in the world. Irene, the eldest, is on the lookout for a new job and romance. Pat is sensitive and thoughtful, and dreams of life beyond the Ulster Linen Works. Peggy, hot-headed and glamorous, loves her job in Mr Goldstein's music shop on Royal Avenue.Sheila, the youngest, wants to stay on at school, but her family desperately needs another wage.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Large type books
History
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alrene Hughes
ISBN: 9780750539791 0750539798
OCLC Number: 972692451
Description: 474 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Alrene Hughes.

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Belfast, 1939, and Martha's daughters are beginning to make their way in the world. Irene, the eldest, is on the lookout for a new job and romance. Pat is sensitive and thoughtful, and dreams of life beyond the Ulster Linen Works. Peggy, hot-headed and glamorous, loves her job in Mr Goldstein's music shop on Royal Avenue.Sheila, the youngest, wants to stay on at school, but her family desperately needs another wage. Although they lead very different lives, they share a passion for singing and join a troupe of entertainers, making Martha fear for their safety as the bombs begin to fall.

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