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Custard tarts and broken hearts, Mary Gibson

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Custard tarts and broken hearts
Title
Custard tarts and broken hearts
Statement of responsibility
Mary Gibson
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Heartwarming and gritty, the story of a factory girl in Bermondsey through World War 1. They call them custard tarts - the girls who work at the Pearce Duff custard and jelly factory. But now the custard tarts are up in arms, striking for better conditions. Among them is Nellie Clark, trying to hold her family together after the death of her mother. She has the most desperate struggle to make ends meet, often going hungry to feed her little brothers. Two men vie for Nellie's love. One is flamboyant, confident and a chancer. The other is steady, truthful and loyal. But the choice is not as easy as it might seem. Looming over them all - over Bermondsey, over the factory, over the custard tarts and their lives and loves - is the shadow of the First World War. And that will change everything and everyone
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Custard tarts and broken hearts, Mary Gibson
Label
Custard tarts and broken hearts, Mary Gibson
Publication
Copyright
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Originally published: 2013
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rdacarrier
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
406 pages
Isbn
9781781855768
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)861360363
  • (AuCNLKIN)000052351416
  • (OCoLC)ocn861360363
  • (Nz)15239857

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