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Jailbird's Daughter
Irene Carr
Georgia Glover
Classification : Thriller, Crime & Mystery
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Hodder Paperbacks
Page Extent : 272
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780340836699
Price : 520

About the book
Alison Grant is just five when her father is sent to prison for murder. Taunted at school for being a jailbird's daughter, then abandoned by her mother, she goes to live with her grandmother. She tells her only new friend that her mother is dead and her father is a ship's captain. It is the beginning of a new life of lies and deception, which continues after her grandmother's death. Alison begins to dream of owning a chain of cafés and becoming a lady. But her family's shaming secret will come back to haunt her once more.
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Irene Carr
Irene Carr was born and brought up on the river in Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, in the 1930s. As her father and brother worked in the local shipyards and her mother was a barmaid at the beginning of th...(+)
Georgia Glover
R F Delderfield was born in South London in 1912. He was a journalist, playwright and a highly successful novelist, renowned for brilliantly portraying slices of English life. With the publication of...(+)