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18%OFFThe Wright Sisters - A Voyage Around My Mother: Surviving Shelling, Shipwrecks and Family Storms - 9780745968834 - V9780745968834
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A Voyage Around My Mother: Surviving Shelling, Shipwrecks and Family Storms

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Description for A Voyage Around My Mother: Surviving Shelling, Shipwrecks and Family Storms Paperback. An amazing story of a hidden untold past and the adventures of a difficult mother. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: BM; VFJB; VFVX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 197 x 20. Weight in Grams: 258.
Eleanor Stewart had always had a difficult relationship with her mother, but when her mother's persistent ill-health, caused by Parkinson's Disease, meant she needed a new home, Eleanor offered her one. 'It will only be for six months' she assured her husband - but it wasn't. It was for ten years. And, initially, those years were hard. Her mother, Mary, had very little interest in Eleanor's life, or even in her two grandchildren. So if a bridge was to be built between the two women, Eleanor would have to build it - and find the necessary solid ground to do ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Lion Hudson
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
Weight
257g
Number of Pages
240
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780745968834
SKU
V9780745968834
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-2

About The Wright Sisters
After eight years in a French order of nuns, Eleanor trained as a nurse and midwife in Liverpool, before leaving to marry. She studied French before lecturing in the subject at the University of Portsmouth.

Reviews for A Voyage Around My Mother: Surviving Shelling, Shipwrecks and Family Storms
This book is as much about a parent's extraordinary back story as it is about a daughter who has tenderly pieced it together.
Jane Christmas Author of Incontinent on the Continent Eleanor Stewart introduces us to the adventures of her intrepid mother in a way that is sympathetic without being sentimental. Coming to understand our parents simply as human ... Read more

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