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Spilt milk [text (large print)] / Amanda Hodgkinson.

By: Hodgkinson, Amanda [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Charnwood: Publisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2015Edition: Large print edition.Description: 371 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444823844 (hardback); 1444823841.Subject(s): Sisters -- Fiction | Adopted children -- Fiction | London (England) -- History -- 1800-1950 -- FictionGenre/Form: Large type books.Summary: 1913: Unmarried sisters Nellie and Vivian Marsh live an impoverished existence in a tiny cottage on the banks of the Little River in Suffolk. Their lives are quiet and predictable, until a sudden flood lands a strange fish on their doorstep and a travelling man who will change them forever... 1939: Eighteen-year-old Birdie Farr is working as a barmaid in the family pub in London. When she realizes she is pregnant she turns to her mother Nellie, who asks her sister to arrange an adoption for Birdie's baby daughter. But as the years pass, Birdie discovers she cannot escape the Marsh sisters' shadowy past - and her own troubling obsession with finding her lost daughter will have deep consequences for all of them...
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First published in Great Britain in 2014 by Penguin books, London.

1913: Unmarried sisters Nellie and Vivian Marsh live an impoverished existence in a tiny cottage on the banks of the Little River in Suffolk. Their lives are quiet and predictable, until a sudden flood lands a strange fish on their doorstep and a travelling man who will change them forever... 1939: Eighteen-year-old Birdie Farr is working as a barmaid in the family pub in London. When she realizes she is pregnant she turns to her mother Nellie, who asks her sister to arrange an adoption for Birdie's baby daughter. But as the years pass, Birdie discovers she cannot escape the Marsh sisters' shadowy past - and her own troubling obsession with finding her lost daughter will have deep consequences for all of them...

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