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Diary of an Ordinary Woman by Margaret Forster

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Diary of an Ordinary Woman by Margaret Forster

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On the eve of the Great War, Millicent King begins to keep her journal and records the dramas of everyday life in a family touched by war, tragedy, and money troubles. This title presents the 'edited' diary of this woman, born in 1901, whose life spans the twentieth century.

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Margaret Forster presents the 'edited' diary of a woman, born in 1901, whose life spans the twentieth century. On the eve of the Great War, Millicent King begins to keep her journal and vividly records the dramas of everyday life in a family touched by war, tragedy, and money troubles. From bohemian London to Rome in the 1920s her story moves on to social work and the build-up to another war, in which she drives ambulances through the bombed streets of London. Here is twentieth-century woman in close-up coping with the tragedies and upheavals of women's lives from WWI to Greenham Common and beyond. A triumph of resolution and evocation, this is a beautifully observed story of an ordinary woman's life - a narrative where every word rings true.

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SKU GOR000070417
Title Diary of an Ordinary Woman
Author By (author) Margaret Forster
Contributor No
Condition GOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Vintage
Year Published 2004
Page Number 416
ISBN 0099449285
ISBN13 9780099449287
Cover Note Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Prizes No
Edition Text N/A
Note This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and may be an ex library book.

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