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Hattie's home

Gibson, Mary2018
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Three very different women struggle to make their way against incredible hardship in post-war South London. Hattie, a rising star in the ATS, finds herself relegated to the factory floor on her return from the war. Her work mates are unforgiving at her attempt to raise herself up and she is soon ostracised. After journeying across the world to Australia to marry her husband, Clara is betrayed and returns penniless, homeless and trying to raise a child in the face of prejudice. Lou, a war widow, has lost more than most in the war. Her daughter and parents are dead, killed in a bomb blast on an air raid shelter. By day, she works at the factory, by night she roams the bombsites half mad with grief. These women will forge a bond that will ultimately allow each of them to overcome crippling grief, harsh prejudice and post-war deprivation.
Main title:
Hattie's home / Mary Gibson.
Author:
Gibson, Mary, author
Imprint:
London : Head of Zeus, 2018.
Collation:
394 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN:
9781784973377 (hbk)
Dewey class:
823.92FICTIONF
Language:
English
BRN:
2608491
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