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A dream of love / Rosie Harris.

By: Harris, Rosie, 1925-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Arrow, 2008Description: 420 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780434016198 (hbk.); 0434016195 (hbk.).Subject(s): Poor families -- England -- Liverpool -- Fiction | Family sagas | Liverpool (England) -- Social conditions -- Fiction | Liverpool (England) -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | General fiction. DDC classification: 823.914 Subject: Her life was full of hardship and despair...When Molly's father returns from the war a broken man, the whole family is forced to move into the slums of Liverpool. Despite many difficulties, Molly is determined to make a better life for herself, hoping that one day she'll find love. But abused by a man she trusted and estranged from the boy who was once her best friend, Molly wonders if this dream will ever come true. When her father is killed in a fight and her mother turns to drink in her sorrow, Molly finds herself the only wage owner. She tries to take care of her mother and younger sister, Jodie. But when a fire destroys their home, not only do Molly and Jodie lose their mother, but they find themselves homeless and with a very bleak future ahead of them...
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Returning from the army in 1919 and finding his job gone, Bill Rawlinson gets into a fight and ends up in prison. Ashamed of the truth, his wife Netta tells everyone he's abroad on business even when she and her daughters, Molly and Jodie, are forced to move into a slum. When Netta dies, Molly and Jodie are left all alone.

Her life was full of hardship and despair...When Molly's father returns from the war a broken man, the whole family is forced to move into the slums of Liverpool. Despite many difficulties, Molly is determined to make a better life for herself, hoping that one day she'll find love. But abused by a man she trusted and estranged from the boy who was once her best friend, Molly wonders if this dream will ever come true. When her father is killed in a fight and her mother turns to drink in her sorrow, Molly finds herself the only wage owner. She tries to take care of her mother and younger sister, Jodie. But when a fire destroys their home, not only do Molly and Jodie lose their mother, but they find themselves homeless and with a very bleak future ahead of them...

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