The Resource Jam & roses, Mary Gibson

Jam & roses, Mary Gibson

Label
Jam & roses
Title
Jam & roses
Statement of responsibility
Mary Gibson
Title variation
Jam and roses
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Three sisters are growing up in 1920s Bermondsey - the larder of London - with its bustling docks, its spice mill, tannery and factories. Southwells jam factory is where many of the girls work. And Milly Colman knows she's lucky. At Southwells she can have a laugh with her mates. She's quick and strong and never misses a day's work. She needs to be. Because at homes things are very different. The Colman household is ruled by the tyrannical rages of the old man - her father. Often Milly feels she is the only thing protecting her mother and younger sisters from his murderous violence. At least autumn hop-picking in Kent gives all the Colman women a heavenly respite. But it is here, on one golden September night, that Milly makes the mistake of her life and finds her courage and strength tested as never before
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Target audience
general
Jam & roses, Mary Gibson
Label
Jam & roses, Mary Gibson
Publication
Copyright
Note
"The lives and loves of 1920s factory girls" --Cover
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
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Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In 1920s London, the three Colman sisters struggle to make ends meet and protect their mother from the violence of their father. Southwells Jam Factory is where many of them work, but autumn hop-picking in Kent gives them a heavenly respite. But it is here that one of the sisters makes the mistake of her life
Control code
15776565
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
438 pages
Isbn
9781781855935
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a3238755
  • (OCoLC)896854964

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