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A Liverpool legacy / Anne Baker.

By: Baker, Anne, 1914- [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Headline, 2013Copyright date: ©2013Description: 378 pages ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780755399598 (hardback); 0755399595 (hardback); 9780755399604 (pbk.).Subject(s): Fathers -- Death -- Fiction | Family-owned business enterprises -- Fiction | Inheritance and succession -- Fiction | Liverpool (England) -- FictionGenre/Form: Family saga. | General fiction. DDC classification: 823.914
Contents:
On a spring day in 1947, Millie and Pete Maynard take their daughter Sylvie on a boat trip that is to end in tragedy. Poor Sylvie blames herself for the accident and Millie needs all her strength to comfort her children and overcome her grief. Meanwhile, Pete's younger brother and his good-for-nothing sons try to take control of the family business, but they've underestimated Millie's indomitable spirit.
Summary: On a spring day in 1947, Millie and Pete Maynard take their daughter Sylvie on a boat trip that is to end in tragedy. Poor Sylvie blames herself for the accident and Millie needs all her strength to comfort her children and overcome her grief. Then Pete's will is read and further heartache lies in store... Meanwhile, Pete's younger brother and his good-for-nothing sons try to take control of the family business, but they've underestimated Millie's indomitable spirit. She's worked in Maynard's perfume laboratory for eighteen years and is determined to protect her husband's legacy no matter what obstacles are thrown in her way.
List(s) this item appears in: English Authors historical fiction
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Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection BAK 1 Checked out 11/11/2021 T00561913
Total holds: 0

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

<p>Set in Liverpool at the end of the Second World War, Anne Baker's latest saga will move you to tears of sadness and joy.<br> <br> On a spring day in 1947, Millie and Pete Maynard take their daughter Sylvie on a boat trip that is to end in tragedy. Poor Sylvie blames herself for the accident and Millie needs all her strength to comfort her children and overcome her grief. Then Pete's will is read and further heartache lies in store...<br> <br> Meanwhile, Pete's younger brother and his good-for-nothing sons try to take control of the family business, but they've underestimated Millie's indomitable spirit. She's worked in Maynard's perfume laboratory for eighteen years and is determined to protect her husband's legacy no matter what obstacles are thrown in her way...</p>

"A family struggles to survive an unexpected tragedy"--Cover.

On a spring day in 1947, Millie and Pete Maynard take their daughter Sylvie on a boat trip that is to end in tragedy. Poor Sylvie blames herself for the accident and Millie needs all her strength to comfort her children and overcome her grief. Meanwhile, Pete's younger brother and his good-for-nothing sons try to take control of the family business, but they've underestimated Millie's indomitable spirit.

On a spring day in 1947, Millie and Pete Maynard take their daughter Sylvie on a boat trip that is to end in tragedy. Poor Sylvie blames herself for the accident and Millie needs all her strength to comfort her children and overcome her grief. Then Pete's will is read and further heartache lies in store... Meanwhile, Pete's younger brother and his good-for-nothing sons try to take control of the family business, but they've underestimated Millie's indomitable spirit. She's worked in Maynard's perfume laboratory for eighteen years and is determined to protect her husband's legacy no matter what obstacles are thrown in her way.

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