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Twopence to cross the Mersey

Author: Helen Forrester
Publisher: London : Harper, 2016. ©1974
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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The poignant account of a poverty-stricken childhood in Liverpool during the 1930s, and the brilliant first volume of autobiography. A bestseller ever since it was published in February 1993. One of the most harrowing but uplifting books you will ever read.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Helen Forrester; Helen Forrester
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Forrester
ISBN: 9780008180966 0008180962
OCLC Number: 983379684
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathon Cape in 1974.
Description: 232 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Two pense to cross the Mersey
2 pense to cross the Mersey
Responsibility: Heneln Forrester.

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This major best-selling memoir of a poverty-stricken childhood in Liverpool is one of the most harrowing but uplifting books you will ever read.  Read more...

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`It was the biography that I would have written if my parents had not been given benefits, if they'd had to rely on parish hand outs ... [I] want to press this book into your hands and go, "You must Read more...

 
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