By the Waters of Liverpool
By (author) Helen Forrester
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By the Waters of Liverpool by Helen Forrester
Book DescriptionThe third volume in the classic story of Helen Forrester's childhood and adolescence in poverty-stricken Liverpool during the 1930s. Helen Forrester continues the moving story of her early poverty-stricken life with an account of her teenage years and the devastating effect of the Second World War on her hometown of Liverpool. At seventeen, Helen Forrester's parents are still as irresponsible as ever, wasting money while their children still lack adequate food and clothing. But for Helen, having won a small measure of independence, things are looking up. Having educated herself at night school and now making friends in her first proper job, she meets a handsome seaman and falls in love for the first time. But the storm clouds of war are gathering and Helen will experience at first hand the horror of the blitz and the terrible toll that the war exacted on ordinary people. As ever, Helen faces the future with courage and determination.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780006365402
(178mm x 111mm x mm)
Imprint: Fontana Press
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Helen Forrester
By the Waters of Liverpool, Paperback (December 2016)
The third volume in the classic story of Helen Forrester's childhood and adolescence in poverty-stricken Liverpool during the 1930s.
Lime Street at Two, Paperback (December 2016)
The fourth and final part of Helen Forrester's bestselling autobiography continues the moving story of her early poverty-stricken life with an account of the war years in Blitz-torn Liverpool
Twopence to Cross the Mersey, Paperback (December 2016)
This major best-selling memoir of a poverty-stricken childhood in Liverpool is one of the most harrowing but uplifting books you will ever read.
Cuppa Tea and an Aspirin, Paperback (February 2004)» View all books by Helen Forrester
A powerful new novel, heart-breaking but ultimately uplifting, from the author of the classic Twopence to Cross The Mersey.
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Author Biography - Helen Forrester
Helen Forrester was born in Hoylake, Cheshire, the eldest of seven children. For many years, until she married, her home was Liverpool, a city that features prominently in her work. For over thirty years now she has made her home in Alberta, Canada. In 1988 she was awarded an honourary D.Litt. by the University of Liverpool in recognition of her achievements as an author.
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