Margaret Forster's grandmother died in 1936, taking many secrets to her grave. Where had she spent the first 23 years of her life? Who was the woman in black who paid her a mysterious visit shortly before her death? How had she borne living so close to an illegitimate daughter without acknowledging her?
The search for answers took Margaret on a journey into her family’s past, examining not only her grandmother's life, but also her mother’s and her own. The result is both a moving, evocative memoir and a fascinating commentary on how women’s lives have changed over the past century.
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Descrizione libro Penguin, 1996. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. 336 pages. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria zk0140239820
Descrizione libro PENGUIN GROUP. Condizione libro: Neu. Neu Neuware, Importqualität, Versand Büchersendung - A memoir of Forster's grandmother and mother which reflects on the changes in women's lives - about sex, family, work - across three generations. It is a moving, evocative account, passionate in its progress, punchy as a detective novel in its story of Forster's search for her grandmother's illegitimate daughter. It also shows how biography can challenge our basic assumptions about which lives have been significant and why Jackie Wullschlager, Financial Times. 8pp b/w photos.< Englisch. Codice libro della libreria INF1000084419
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Descrizione libro Penguin UK, 2001. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0140239820
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Descrizione libro Penguin UK, 2001. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110140239820