The Second World War is now over and people must count the cost. Three women from very different backgrounds meet when they find themselves on Bristol Temples Meades¿ station waiting for the return of their loved ones. Edna¿s fiancee Colin comes home crippled. Charlotte¿s doctor husband, who was a loving and gentle father, returns a violent, disturbed man with no love for her and even less for their children. Polly, who is waiting for her GI boyfriend Aaron, is once again disappointed when he doesn¿t come. Adjusting to men who are very changed and, in Polly¿s case, to no man at all is the core of this enthralling novel. However, during the war years, the women have had to cope. They too have changed and they harbour secrets that would be best kept but, as is the way of things, when they are told, lives are damaged once again.
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A wonderful regional saga set in Bristol at the end of the Second World War.L'autore:
Jeannie Johnson is married with one daughter, and worked in copywriting and marketing before purchasing and running hotels in both Bath and the Welsh Borders. She won the BBC New Writers Initiative at Radio Bristol for ¿Second Time Around¿, which was broadcast in March 2002 starring Stephanie Cole and June Barrie. She has appeared as a supporting actress in TV programmes including Casualty, Border Café, Pobol y Cwm, and a number of others.
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Descrizione libro Orion Publishing, 2002. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. First. Codice libro della libreria DADAX075284668X
Descrizione libro Orion Publishing, 2002. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 075284668X
Descrizione libro Orion Pub Co, 2002. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Brand New. first edition edition. 330 pages. 8.60x5.60x1.50 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria 075284668X
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 97807528466821.0