Twopence To Cross The Mersey

Twopence To Cross The Mersey by Helen Forrester

By: Helen Forrester

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ISBN
9780006361688
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Pages
224
Dimensions
108 x 176mm

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When Helen Forrester's father went bankrupt in 1930 she and her six siblings were forced from comfortable middle-class life in southern England to utmost poverty in the Depression-ridden North. The running of the household, in slum surroundings and with little food, and the care of the younger children all fell on twelve-year-old Helen. She writes about her expeirences without self-pity but rather with a rich sense of humour which makes her touching account of these grim days before the Welfare State funny as well as painful.
ISBN:
9780006361688
Publication Date:
01 / 05 / 1993
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
108 x 176mm

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