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The telephone girls

Author: Jenny Holmes
Publisher: London : Corgi Books, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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1936. George Street, West Yorkshire, houses a gleaming, brand-new telephone exchange where a group of capable girls works the complicated electrical switchboards. Among them are Cynthia, Norma and Millicent, who relish the busy, efficient atmosphere and the independence and friendship their jobs have given them. But when Millicent connects a telephone call for an old friend, and listens in to the conversation -  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction)
Fiction
Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Chick lit
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jenny Holmes
ISBN: 9780552173650 0552173657
OCLC Number: 1001389126
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Jenny Holmes.

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But when Millicent connects a telephone call for an old friend, and listens in to the conversation - breaking one of the telephonists' main rules - she, and then Norma and Cynthia too, become caught  Read more...

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