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Beggars And Choosers by Catrin Collier
  

Beggars And Choosers

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This is very good indeed. Itâs the first in a new series and has the Welsh pits as its backdrop and is by the author who wrote the highly successful television series Hearts of Gold.

If you like Catrin Collier you might also like to read books by Catherine Cookson, Jessica Blair and Maureen Lee.

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Beggars And Choosers by Catrin Collier

In Pontypridd and the Rhondda in 1905 coal is king and the families who sunk the first collieries are rich. None is wealthier or more generous a benefactor than Harry Watkin Jones. His daughter Sali is about to marry her childhood sweetheart, but tragedy follows tragedy and four years later Sali is a penniless outcast, fleeing from a violent husband and struggling to support herself and her son in a world very different from the one in which she has been brought up.


Sali finds work in the home of family of colliers. Here she and her son find the warmth and love missing from their lives for so long. But unrest and violence have come to the valleys. Caught up in the conflict, Sali finds herself denying her roots, her class, and even sacrificing her son's future, for the sake of the people she loves and the cause they are prepared to die for.

About the Author

Catrin Collier
Catrin Collier was born and brought up in Pontypridd. She worked for a while in Europe and America before returning to her native Wales. She now lives on the Gower Peninsula near Swansea, with her family.

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Book Info

Publication date

16th September 2004

Author

Catrin Collier

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Author's Website

www.catrincollier.co.uk/

Publisher

Orion

Format

Paperback

Categories

Romantic Fiction
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ISBN

9780752859231

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