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Liverpool Miss By Helen Forrester

Liverpool Miss
by Helen Forrester

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The second volume of Helen Forrester's powerful, painful and ultimately uplifting four-volume autobiography of her poverty-stricken childhood in Liverpool during the Depression.

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Liverpool Miss Summary


Liverpool Miss by Helen Forrester

The second volume of Helen Forrester's powerful, painful and ultimately uplifting four-volume autobiography of her poverty-stricken childhood in Liverpool during the Depression.

The Forrester family are slowly winning their fight for survival. But fourteen-year-old Helen's personal battle is to persuade her parents to allow her to earn her own living, to lead her own life after the years of neglect and inadequate schooling while she cared for her six younger brothers and sisters. Her untiring struggles against illness caused by severe malnutrition and dirt (she has her first bath in four years) and, above all, the selfish demands of her parents, make this a story of amazing courage and perseverance.

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Liverpool Miss Reviews


Praise for Liverpool Miss:

`Records of hardship during the Thirties or earlier are not rare; but this has features that make it stand apart'
Observer

`The story of a young girl's courage and perseverance against adversity... warm-hearted and excellent'
Manchester Evening News

About Helen Forrester


Helen Forrester was born in Hoylake, Cheshire, the eldest of seven children. For many years, until she married, her home was Liverpool, a city that features prominently in her work. For many decades, she made her home with her husband and son in Alberta, Canada. Helen died in 2011 aged 92.

Additional information

GOR000291272
Liverpool Miss by Helen Forrester
Helen Forrester
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
1982-01-28
288
0006364942
9780006364948
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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