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Daughters of Courage

by Margaret Dickinson

ISBN: 9781447290919
ANNOTATION:
A sequel to bestselling The Buffer Girls
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ISBN: 9781447290919
ANNOTATION:
A sequel to bestselling The Buffer Girls

Annotation

A sequel to bestselling The Buffer Girls

Publisher Description

Following the gripping story of the Ryan family in Margaret Dickinson's top ten bestseller The Buffer Girls, Daughters of Courage sees Emily and Trip fight to keep their new life afloat in the turbulent 1930s.

Emily Ryan has gone up in the world since her arrival in Sheffield. Brought there by her mother's ambitious schemes for her brother, Josh, she had found work as a buffer girl polishing cutlery in the city's famous trade. With the help of a friend, Nell, Emily eventually set up her own buffing business employing those with whom she had once worked.

Married to Thomas Trippet - 'Trip' to his friends - they plan to build a life together, but when Nell's daughter disappears it seems that the menace from the past is never very far away. Trip is now a partner with his half-brother in the Trippet family's cutlery manufacturing business, but their success is threatened by the Great Depression of the 1930s. Can Emily keep their family and friends safe from the shadow of unemployment?

And then comes the threat of another war . . . Born in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, Margaret Dickinson moved to the coast at the age of seven and so began her love for the sea and the Lincolnshire landscape. Her ambition to be a writer began early and she had her first novel published at the age of twenty-five. This was followed by many further titles including Plough the Furrow, Sow the Seed and Reap the Harvest, which make up her Lincolnshire Fleethaven trilogy. She is also the author of Fairfield Hall, Welcome Home and The Clippie Girls. Margaret is a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller.

Author Biography

Born in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, Margaret Dickinson moved to the coast at the age of seven and so began her love for the sea and the Lincolnshire landscape. Her ambition to be a writer began early and she had her first novel published at the age of twenty-five. This was followed by many further titles including Plough the Furrow, Sow the Seed and Reap the Harvest, which make up her Lincolnshire Fleethaven trilogy. She is also the author of Fairfield Hall, Welcome Home and The Clippie Girls. Margaret is a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller.

Review

The Queen of Saga Daily Express With instantly likeable characters and a thoroughly engrossing story, you'll be gripped from the very first page -- Sunday Express on The Buffer Girls

Product Details

ISBN-10
1447290917
ISBN-13
9781447290919
Format
Hardcover
Author
Margaret Dickinson
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Media
Book
Audience Age
18
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Year
2017
Publication Date
2017-01-12
Edition
Main Market Ed.
Pages
512
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade