The Miner S Daughter The Families Of Fairley Terrace Sagas 2

Author: Jennie Felton
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472210077
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The Miner's Daughter is the second heartrending saga in Jennie Felton's Families of Fairley Terrace series, in the grand tradition of Katie Flynn, Dilly Court and Josephine Cox, of one woman's quest for happiness after a bitter tragedy, filled with romance, drama and triumph in adversity. When everything is lost, can a fresh start save the Day family? When Annie Day at number four, Fairley Terrace, loses her beloved husband in a tragic mining disaster, she cannot afford the luxury of grief. For now she must find a way to support herself and her two young daughters, Kitty and Lucy, and marriage to widower Algernon Pierce seems to be the answer to Annie's prayers. For a time, all is well. But beneath her new husband's respectable veneer, lies a darkness which deepens as the years roll by. Annie begins to fear for her daughters' futures, particularly vibrant, headstrong Lucy, whose defiance of Algernon alters the course of their lives for ever... *Includes bonus material from the author.* Don't miss Jennie's Families of Fairley Terrace series, which began with Maggie's story in All The Dark Secrets and continued with Lucy's story in The Miner's Daughter, Edie's story in The Girl Below Stairs, Carina's story in The Widow's Promise and Laurel's story in The Sister's Secret.

The Miner S Girl

Author: Maggie Hope
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 144817788X
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A terrible choice between her sweetheart and her reputation... Orphaned from birth, Mary Trent has always dreamed of the day she can escape from poverty, and when she meets the dashing young doctor Tom Gallagher, it seems her prayers have been answered. But an untimely pregnancy spells disaster and the threat of returning to a life of destitution. Is a marriage of convenience the only thing that can save her?

Loretta Lynn Coal Miner S Daughter

Author: Loretta Lynn
Editor: Vintage
ISBN: 0307742687
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Loretta Lynn’s classic memoir tells the story of her early life in Butcher Holler, Kentucky, and her amazing rise to the top of the music industry. Born into deep poverty, married at thirteen, mother of six, and a grandmother by the time she was twenty-nine, Loretta Lynn went on to become one of the most prolific and influential songwriters and singers in modern country music. Here we see the determination and talent that led to her trailblazing career and made her the first woman to be named Entertainer of the Year by the Country Music Association and the first woman to receive a gold record in country music.

Miner S Daughter

Author: GRETCHEN MORAN LASKAS
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471103587
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Backbreaking work, threadbare clothes, and black coal dust choking the air -- this is what a miner's daughter knows. Willa Lowell fears that this dust marks her to be nothing else, that she will never win against the constant struggle to survive. Even the fierce flame of her family's love -- her one bright spot against the darkness -- has begun to dim. Willa yearns for a better life -- enough food to eat, clothes that fit, and a home free of black grit. She also yearns for a special love, the love of a boy who makes her laugh and shares the poetry she carries in her heart. When a much brighter future is suddenly promised to her family, Willa knows it is a miracle . . . until she discovers that every promise has a price. But she also discovers that the real change has burned inside her all along -- if only she is strong enough to mine it. Writing in a style that is as breathtaking and lyrical as it is powerful, Gretchen Moran Laskas draws from her family's past to bring to life the story of a girl struggling against seemingly insurmountable odds. The Miner's Daughterwill touch readers' hearts and stay with them long after they've read the last word.

Trinity Of Passion

Author: Alan M. Wald
Editor: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807882368
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The second of three volumes by Alan Wald that track the political and personal lives of several generations of U.S. left-wing writers, Trinity of Passion carries forward the chronicle launched in Exiles from a Future Time: The Forging of the Mid-Twentieth-Century Literary Left. In this volume Wald delves into literary, emotional, and ideological trajectories of radical cultural workers in the era when the International Brigades fought in the Spanish Civil War (1936-39) and the United States battled in World War II (1941-45). Probing in rich and haunting detail the controversial impact of the Popular Front on literary culture, he explores the ethical and aesthetic challenges that pro-Communist writers faced. Wald presents a cross section of literary talent, from the famous to the forgotten, the major to the minor. The writers examined include Len Zinberg (a.k.a. Ed Lacy), John Oliver Killens, Irwin Shaw, Albert Maltz, Ann Petry, Chester Himes, Henry Roth, Lauren Gilfillan, Ruth McKenney, Morris U. Schappes, and Jo Sinclair. He also uncovers dramatic new information about Arthur Miller's complex commitment to the Left. Confronting heartfelt questions about Jewish masculinity, racism at the core of liberal democracy, the corrosion of utopian dreams, and the thorny interaction between antifascism and Communism, Wald re-creates the intellectual and cultural landscape of a remarkable era.

A Daughter S Duty

Author: Maggie Hope
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 1448148731
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She’s bound by her duty to her family... Forced to leave school at the age of fourteen, young Rose Sharpe’s dreams of independence are ruined by her domineering father and constantly ailing mother. It falls to Rose to bring up her young sister and run the household, with little thanks from either of her parents. But just as Rose has almost given up hope, she realises she has a secret admirer of her own...

Radical History Review Volume 61 Winter 1995

Author: Calvin B. Holder
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521483728
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Radical History Review presents innovative scholarship and commentary that looks critically at the past and its history from a non-sectarian left perspective. RHR scrutinises conventional history and seeks to broaden and advance the discussion of crucial issues such as the role of race, class and gender in history.

The History Of Margaret Catchpole A Suffolk Girl With Illustrations By The Author Second Edition

Author: Richard COBBOLD
Editor:
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Puccini S La Fanciulla Del West

Author: Burton D. Fisher
Editor: Opera Journeys Publishing
ISBN: 0967397308
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A comprehensive guide to Puccini's LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST, featuring Brief Story Synopsis, Principal Characters in the opera, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, PLUS an insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis.

The River Girl

Author: Tania Crosse
Editor: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 0330541870
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Brought up on her uncle's lowly tenant farm among the mixed farming and mining community of the wild Tavy Valley on Dartmoor, young Elizabeth Thornton yearns to train in medicine. But for a woman in mid-Victorian England, her ambitions will be impossible to fulfil. Besides, her uncle has other plans for her. Even when she appears to have escaped his clutches, a vengeful obsession from another source brings the past back to haunt her. Even the man she comes to love holds a dark, terrible secret, and in a heart-stopping drama, each of them is forced to confront a personal terror. 'Passionate Victorian saga of love, deceit and intrigue . . . Tania's story is one to inspire' Western Morning News 'As well as being a thumping good read for a wet afternoon, this romantic novel feels like a living history' Dorset Echo 'This is an emotional and lively saga. Not just an absorbing read, but also an insight into what life was like in a bustling Victorian port' South Wales Argos 'Fans of historical dramas in the classic style will love this powerful novel' Peterborough Evening Telegraph