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When I had a little sister : the story of a farming family who never spoke

Author: Catherine Simpson, (Fiction writer)
Publisher: London : 4th Estate, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When I had a Little Sister is a searingly honest and wryly heartbreaking memoir about a Lancashire farming family, whose love of their land came hand in hand with the resilience to live off it. It's a story of sisters and sacrifice, grief and reclamation, and of the need to speak the unspeakable.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Named Person: Catherine Simpson, (Fiction writer); Tricia Simpson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Simpson, (Fiction writer)
ISBN: 9780008301637 0008301638 9780008301644 0008301646
OCLC Number: 1089174249
Description: 372 pages : illustrations, genealogical table ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Catherine Simpson.

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