The Forget-Me-Not Child

by Anne Bennett

Sagas and Romance

The Forget-Me-Not Child Synopsis

Angela McCluskey comes to Birmingham from Ireland with her family as a young girl to escape the terrible poverty in her homeland. But the dream of a better life is dashed as bad fortune dogs the family. When Angela marries her childhood sweetheart, she has hopes of a brighter future, which are dashed when her husband is called up to fight in the Great War.

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ISBN: 9780008162313
Publication date: 26/01/2017
Publisher:
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780008162313
Publication date: 26th January 2017
Author: Anne Bennett
Publisher:
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 464 pages
Genres: Sagas and Romance,
Categories: Sagas,

About Anne Bennett

Anne Bennett was born in a back-to-back house in the Horsefair district of Birmingham. The daughter of Roman Catholic, Irish immigrants, she grew up in a tight-knit community where she was taught to be proud of her heritage. She considers herself to be an Irish Brummie and feels therefore that she has a foot in both cultures. She has four children and four grandchildren. For many years she taught in schools to the north of Birmingham. An accident put paid to her teaching career and, after moving to North Wales, Anne turned to the other great love of her life ...

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