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A loving family / Dilly Court.

By: Court, Dilly [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Century, 2013Description: 456 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781780890609 (hardback); 1780890605 (hardback).Subject(s): Household employees -- Fiction | Families -- Fiction | Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | Family saga.DDC classification: COU
Contents:
Stella Barry is forced into service as a kitchen maid when her father dies at sea and the family find themselves living hand-to-mouth. Leaving her mother and younger brother and sister in the slums of London's docklands, Stella goes to a big country house outside London.
Summary: She longed to be reunited with her family. This is the compelling new novel from the Sunday Times top ten bestselling author of The Workhouse Girl. Eleven-year-old Stella Barry is forced into service when her family find themselves living hand-to-mouth. Leaving her mother and younger brother and sister behind, Stella goes to a big country house outside London. When she returns home one Sunday, she discovers they have disappeared. Thrown out of their lodgings, no one knows where they have gone. Seven years later it looks likely Stella will soon become Cook. But circumstances compel her to flee with no references and only a few personal possessions to her name. She has never forgotten her loving family and is determined to find out what happened to them - once and for all.
List(s) this item appears in: English Authors historical fiction
Item type Current location Collection Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection COU 1 Available T00557009
Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection COU 2 Checked out 11/11/2021 T00557014
Total holds: 0

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<p> She longed to be reunited with her family. The compelling new novel from the Sunday Times top ten bestselling author of The Workhouse Girl .<br> <br> Eleven-year-old Stella Barry is forced into service when her family find themselves living hand-to-mouth.<br> <br> Leaving her mother and younger brother and sister behind, Stella goes to a big country house outside London. When she returns home one Sunday, she discovers they have disappeared. Thrown out of their lodgings, no one knows where they have gone.<br> <br> Seven years later it looks likely Stella will soon become Cook. But circumstances compel her to flee with no references and only a few personal possessions to her name.<br> <br> She has never forgotten her loving family and is determined to find out what happened to them - once and for all.</p>

Stella Barry is forced into service as a kitchen maid when her father dies at sea and the family find themselves living hand-to-mouth. Leaving her mother and younger brother and sister in the slums of London's docklands, Stella goes to a big country house outside London.

She longed to be reunited with her family. This is the compelling new novel from the Sunday Times top ten bestselling author of The Workhouse Girl. Eleven-year-old Stella Barry is forced into service when her family find themselves living hand-to-mouth. Leaving her mother and younger brother and sister behind, Stella goes to a big country house outside London. When she returns home one Sunday, she discovers they have disappeared. Thrown out of their lodgings, no one knows where they have gone. Seven years later it looks likely Stella will soon become Cook. But circumstances compel her to flee with no references and only a few personal possessions to her name. She has never forgotten her loving family and is determined to find out what happened to them - once and for all.

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