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Where Sparrows Nest By Sally Worboyes

Where Sparrows Nest
by Sally Worboyes

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In the late summer of 1952, Edie Birch and her only child Maggie must say a sad farewell to old friends and neighbours. But helped along by the enthusiasm of her flamboyant Aunt Naomi, new friendships are forged and a brighter life begins. But can they stop the cruel hand of fate from delivering a blow which - would expose the shameful truth?
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Where Sparrows Nest Summary


Where Sparrows Nest by Sally Worboyes

In the late summer of 1952, amidst the turmoil of people moving en masse out of Cotton Street to pastures new, Edie Birch and her only child Maggie must say a sad farewell to old friends and neighbours. Edie loves her modern flat on the innovative East End council estate but making a new start is daunting. But she needn't have worried - helped along by the enthusiasm of her flamboyant Aunt Naomi, new friendships are forged and a brighter life begins. Edie even meets a new man. Outside of her happy orbit, however, a dark secret threatens to destroy her world. Aunt Naomi and her not-so-law-abiding friends must join forces to shield Edie. But can they stop the cruel hand of fate from delivering a blow which - at the very least - would expose the shameful truth?

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Where Sparrows Nest Reviews


Praise for Sally Worboyes: 'Unbridled passions run riot' -- Daily Mail 'Sizzles with passion' -- Guardian 'A rich, vivid, three-dimensional and gutsy narrative' -- Eastern Daily Press 'A vivid evocation of a way of life' -- East Anglian Daily Times

About Sally Worboyes


Sally Worboyes was born and grew up in Stepney. She has written plays broadcast on Radio Four, and adapted her own play and novel, WILD HOPS, as a musical, THE HOP-PICKERS.

Additional information

GOR005371185
Where Sparrows Nest by Sally Worboyes
Sally Worboyes
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Hodder & Stoughton
2003-11-10
288
0340734957
9780340734957
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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