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The Tideway girls

Author: Pamela Evans
Publisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2010.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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It's 1904, and close sisters Bessie and May live a happy but frugal life in the busy maritime village of Tideway in Essex. But trouble divides the family when May falls pregnant, and she is sent away to London. When war is declared in 1914, Bessie's life is shattered when her husband is killed in battle in France. Yet, when photographer Digby Parsons dies suddenly and leaves Bessie a camera, she is able to use it to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Large type books
Fiction
General fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela Evans
ISBN: 9781444800784 1444800787
OCLC Number: 585903020
Notes: Charnwood.
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: 512 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Pamela Evans.

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It's 1904, and close sisters Bessie and May live a happy but frugal life in the busy maritime village of Tideway in Essex. But trouble divides the family when May falls pregnant, and she is sent away to London. When war is declared in 1914, Bessie's life is shattered when her husband is killed in battle in France. Yet, when photographer Digby Parsons dies suddenly and leaves Bessie a camera, she is able to use it to set up her own photography business and support herself and her son. But Digby's jealous daughter, Joan, is enraged by her late father's generosity and will do everything she can to destroy Bessie and her business ...

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