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Take this Woman

A moving and utterly compelling coming-of-age saga

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Take this Woman by Josephine Cox
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Blackburn, 1947. In the tiny front parlour fourteen-year-old Laura Blake watches her beloved father die. But not before he tells her she will make something of her life. Laura never forgets his words. Yet her path to success proves to be a rocky one. Forced to trundle a cart around the back streets, selling other folk's cast-offs to support her family, Laura learns enough to start work in her uncle's furniture shop. But then fate deals another cruel blow when Laura is brutally raped. Bearing the child of her attacker in secret, she vows to make the world pay for its injustice towards her.As she grows older her protective shell hardens even as her beauty blossoms, and her new toughness helps her forge a successful career in the antiques business. But it is in affairs of the heart that Laura stumbles...

Author Biography

Born in Blackburn and now living in Milton Keynes, Josephine Cox is widely recognised for her authorship of immensely popular North Country sagas
Release date NZ
February 11th, 1993
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Headline Book Publishing
Pages
608
Dimensions
114x178x36
ISBN-13
9780747240808
Product ID
1686169

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