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Diary of an ordinary woman 1914-1995

Author: Margaret Forster
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presented as the journal of a real-life woman who was born in 1901 and died in 1995, this is a fictional account of a young woman, Millie, who starts her diary at the age of 13, on the eve of the Great War. Here is twentieth-century woman in close-up coping with the tragedies and upheavals of women's lives from WWI to Greenham Common and beyond. A triumph of resolution and evocation, this is a beautifully observed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Diary fiction
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General fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Forster
ISBN: 0701174129 9780701174125
OCLC Number: 51914252
Description: 406 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Margaret Forster.

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Presented as the journal of a real-life woman who was born in 1901 and died in 1995, this is a fictional account of a young woman, Millie, who starts her diary at the age of 13, on the eve of the  Read more...

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The extraordinary story of an extraordinary woman living in extraordinary times, told through the simple literary device of a personal journal. Millicent King is born in 1901 and begins her diary Read more...

 
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