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Winnie Of The Waterfront By Rosie Harris

Winnie Of The Waterfront
by Rosie Harris

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Crippled by polio, young Winnie Molloy has little to look forward to in life. He fears for Winnie and persuades Sandy Coulson to wheel her to school each day in a converted pram. To pay the rent on the one squalid room they are now living in she takes Winnie in the pram out begging until she is given a warning by the police.
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Winnie Of The Waterfront by Rosie Harris

Crippled by polio, young Winnie Molloy has little to look forward to in life. Her father, Trevor, adores her but she is neglected by her feckless mother, Grace. When war comes Trevor Molloy is called up. He fears for Winnie and persuades Sandy Coulson to wheel her to school each day in a converted pram. Two years older than her, Sandy sticks up for Winnie and promises to be her lifelong friend. But Grace is drinking very heavily and loses one job after another. To pay the rent on the one squalid room they are now living in she takes Winnie in the pram out begging until she is given a warning by the police. When Trevor is reported 'Missing Presumed Dead' Grace goes on a drinking spree, meets with an accident and dies. And Winnie is left loveless and alone...

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About Rosie Harris


Rosie Harris was born in Cardiff and grew up there and in the West Country. After her marriage she lived for some years on Merseyside before moving to Buckinghamshire where she still lives. She has three grown-up children and six grandchildren and writes full time.

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GOR001613763
Winnie Of The Waterfront by Rosie Harris
Rosie Harris
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
2005-04-14
384
0099460394
9780099460398
N/A
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