Twopence to Cross the Mersey / Liverpool Miss
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By (author) Helen Forrester
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Twopence to Cross the Mersey / Liverpool Miss by Helen Forrester
Book DescriptionFirst and second parts of Helen Forresters poignant autobiography. Twopence was the price of the ferry-boat between Liverpool and Birkenhead. A tiny sum but an impassable barrier for the poor of Liverpool - desperate to escape the city's grinding poverty. When Helen Forrester's father went bankrupt in 1930, she and her six siblings were forced from their comfortable middle-class life into utmost destitution in Depression-ridden Liverpool. The running of the household and the care of her younger siblings all fell to twelve-year old Helen. In slum surroundings and with little food or support from her feckless parents, Helen was forced on her own resources. Told with compassion, humour and a remarkable lack of self-pity, this is a fascinating picture of life in Britain before the Welfare State and the moving story one young girl's courage.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780007279784
(197mm x 130mm x 26mm)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publish Date: 21-Feb-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Helen Forrester
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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
By the Waters of Liverpool / Lime Street at Two, Paperback (August 2008)
The third and fourth parts of Helen Forrester's autobiography takes Helen from her poverty-stricken upbringing into adulthood and her account of the war years in Blitz-torn Liverpool.
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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 many decades, she made her home with her husband and son in Alberta, Canada. Helen died in 2011 aged 92.
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