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The Saturday girl

Author: Tessa Barclay
Publisher: London : Headline, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Life in the thirties is tough; there aren't enough jobs to go around and it's hard to make ends meet. Libby's a cut above most of her peers in Marthwaite, a down-and-out mill town. Her thirst for knowledge has brought her to the attention of Miss Carruther, a wealthy invalid who is looking for a Girl Saturday. Miss Carruther, a renowned anthropologist, decides to rescue Libby from a dismal future by sending her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tessa Barclay
ISBN: 0747216142 9780747216148
OCLC Number: 60309167
Description: 313 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Tessa Barclay.

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A saga set in a Lancashire mill town during the 1930s, in which a bright young woman is befriended by a wealthy invalid who offers her the opportunity to study at university and travel to the  Read more...

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