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BOOK OF THE MONTH
MY LIFE IN FULL
Indra K. Nooyi
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An intimate and powerful memoir by the trailblazing former CEO of PepsiCo

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Miss Read Two In One
Miss Read

Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : Oct 01, 2009
Imprint : Orion
Page Extent : 416
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781409116714
Price : 599

About the book
Fairacre is a village of cottages, a church and the school - and at the heart of the school, its head mistress, Miss Read. Through her discerning eye, we meet the villagers of Fairacre and see their trials and tribulations, from the irascible school cleaner Mrs Pringle, to the young school children, with their scraped knees, hopeful faces and inevitable mischief. In VILLAGE SCHOOL, Miss Read takes us through the school year, beginning with the Christmas term, when the bitterly cold weather challenges the school's ancient heating system, right through to the hot summer day when school is over for another year.In VILLAGE DIARY, Miss Read continues the story, revisiting the original characters and introducing newcomers - including dictatorial Amy, an old college friend, Mr Mawne, whom the village sees as a possible husband for the unwilling Miss Read, and the earnest new infants teacher. Overshadowing everything, there is the mammoth country pageant in which Fairacre is so sharply and painfully divided...

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Miss Read
Miss Read was a teacher by profession who started writing after the
Second World War. In additional to her novels, she has written on
educational and country matters, and worked as a script-...(+)
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A Country Christmas (PB)
A Peaceful Retirement (PB)
Affairs At Thrush Green (PB)
At Home in Thrush Green (PB)
Battles at Thrush Green (PB)
Celebrations at Thrush Green (PB)
Changes at Fairacre (PB)
Christmas At Fairacre (PB)
Christmas At Fairacre (AC)
Christmas at Thrush Green (HB)
Christmas at Thrush Green (PB)
Christmas with Miss Read (PB)
Christmas with Miss Read (HB)
Early Days (PB)
Farewell to Fairacre (PB)
Farther Afield (PB)
Farther Afield (AC)
Friends at Thrush Green (PB)
Gossip from Thrush Green (PB)
News From Thrush Green (AC)
News From Thrush Green (PB)
News From Thrush Green (AB)
Over the Gate (AC)
Over the Gate (PB)
Return to Thrush Green (PB)
Storm in the Village (AB)
Storm in the Village (PB)
Storm in the Village (AC)
Summer at Fairacre (PB)
The Chronicles Of Fairacre (PB)
The School At Thrush Green (PB)
The Year at Thrush Green (PB)
Thrush Green (AC)
Thrush Green (PB)
Thrush Green (AB)
Tiggy (HB)
Tyler's Row (PB)
Tyler's Row (AC)
Village Affairs (PB)
Village Centenary (PB)
Village Diary (PB)
Village Diary (AC)
Village Diary (AB)
Village School (AB)
Village School (PB)
Village School (AC)
Winter in Thrush Green (AC)
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Winter in Thrush Green (AB)