Tara - Lesley Pearse (Paperback)

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In the East End, twelve-year-old Tara witnesses her villain of a father almost kill her mother. She forges a determination then and there to change her life. This is the story of three beautiful and talented women. Mabel, whose great love for a gambling man has brought her close to insanity; gentle Amy, who marries a man brutalised by war.

Product Details

Barcode
9780099557432
Department
Books
Released
3 Mar 2011
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
Lesley Pearse
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Cornerstone
Language
English
Number of Pages
720
Dimensions
130 x 197 x 37mm (530g)

Annotation

To have both, she must battle against the legacy these two women have left her, the deep prejudices and dangers of Whitechapel in the 1960s - with its gang leaders, rogues, market traders and dolly birds - and the passionate love she has had since girlhood for the charming wideboy and villain, Harry Collins.

Summary

This is the story of three beautiful and talented women: Mabel, gentle Amy and Tara, who is hungry for success and life on her own terms.


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Fiction

General Subject
Saga/Historical
BISAC Subject 1
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
BISAC Subject 2
Fiction / Contemporary Women
BIC Classification 1
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Dewey Classification
823.914
Readership
General (US: Trade)

Author Bio

Lesley Pearse was born in Rochester, Kent, but has lived in the West Country for over thirty years. She has three daughters and two grandsons. She is the author of twenty novels and now writes full-time.