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Worthless by Marilyn Hardy
  

Worthless

Misery Memoirs   Biography / Autobiography   
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A very touching and moving memoir. Full of stories to take you from tears to laughter this memoir is a piece of social history too from the times of the mining towns in the north of England through to the current day. A remarkable woman who tells her story with wit and charm.

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Worthless by Marilyn Hardy

The former mining town of Stanley lies only twenty minutes drive from the beautiful cathedral city of Durham. Yet the two are worlds apart. Marilyn Hardy recounts in touching detail the trials of growing up in this impoverished mining town and her life-long struggle to find happiness, from her troubled relationship with her undemonstrative mother.

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A frank and moving autobiography * Northern Echo * She writes with grace and candour, and with such closely observed descriptions of times past that the reader feels transported to another era. * Easier Lifestyle *


About the Author

Marilyn Hardy was born and brought up in the mining town of Stanley in County Durham. She lives in Leicester with her third husband, Richard. This is her first book.

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Publication date

7th February 2008

Author

Marilyn Hardy

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Publisher

Virgin Books

Format

Paperback
272 pages

Categories

Misery Memoirs
Biography / Autobiography

Autobiography: general

20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

ISBN

9780753513965

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