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When my ship comes in

Author: Sue Wilsher
Publisher: Long Preston : Magna, 2018.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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Essex, 1959. Flo earns her money as a scrubber, cleaning the cruise ships and dreaming of a day when she might sail away from her life in the Dwellings, the squalid tenements of Tilbury docks. The Blundell family is evicted from home and Fred, Flo's husband, finds work in a factory town set up to look after its workers. Suddenly, it seems like everything is on the up. But when Flo's abusive husband Fred, starts  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Large type books
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Wilsher
ISBN: 9780750545204 0750545208
OCLC Number: 1013418479
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: 384 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Sue Wilsher.
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Essex, 1959. Flo earns her money as a scrubber, cleaning the cruise ships and dreaming of a day when she might sail away from her life in the Dwellings, the squalid tenements of Tilbury docks. The Blundell family is evicted from home and Fred, Flo's husband, finds work in a factory town set up to look after its workers. Suddenly, it seems like everything is on the up. But when Flo's abusive husband Fred, starts drinking again, he jeopardises everything. Flo must decide if she should fight to keep her family together, or strive for the kind of life she could have when her ship comes in?

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