The Palace of Strange Girls

The Palace of Strange Girls

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Blackpool, England, 1959. The Singleton family is on holiday. For seven-year-old Beth, just out of the hospital, this means struggling to fill in her 'I-Spy' book and avoiding her mother Ruth's eagle-eyed supervision. Her sixteen-year-old sister Helen, meanwhile, has befriended a waitress whose fun-loving ways hint at a life beyond Ruth's strict rules.

But times are changing. As foreman of the local cotton mill, Ruth's husband, Jack, is caught between unions and owners… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing (September 09, 2009)

Format: EPUB

File size: 666 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Portico Prize for Fiction 2008 winner

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