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Ladies of letters : credit crunch [sound recording (audio book)] / [Lou Wakefield & Carole Hayman].

By: Wakefield, LouContributor(s): Hayman, Carole | Scales, Prunella | Routledge, PatriciaMaterial type: SoundSoundPublication details: Bath, [England] : BBC Audiobooks, p2009Description: 1 compact disc (1 hr., 15 min.)ISBN: 9781408409619; 1408409615Other title: Crunch credit [compact disc]Subject(s): Female friendship -- England -- Fiction | Widows -- Correspondence -- Fiction | England -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Epistolary fiction. Read by Prunella Scales & Patricia Routledge.Summary: The Ladies are having to tighten their belts in this latest collection of Letters. Karen and St John have put the Bothy up for sale, and together with their children, have invaded Vera's Coach House. But very soon things become totally intolerable, and Vera is forced to take up residence in the shed on her allotment. Meanwhile Irene is feeling the pinch after having to entirely rewire the upper floor of her eco-house, thanks to Vera's wanton destruction of a solar panel. And after she takes in an old acquaintance she finds begging in a shop doorway, her financial straits become even more dire - especially since Aunty Doris has come home from the hospital and must be nursed back to health with tempting and expensive titbits. With friends and families causing friction, and appliances running amok, the Ladies find that the global economic crisis fades into the background as they deal with their own domestic crises...
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The ladies are having to tighten their belts: Vera has put the bothy up for sale, and is living in the coach house - until things become really intolerable, and she is forced to take up residence in the shed on her allotment.

"BBC Audio Radio 4"--Container.

"The woman's hour serial"--Container.

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Read by Prunella Scales & Patricia Routledge.

The Ladies are having to tighten their belts in this latest collection of Letters. Karen and St John have put the Bothy up for sale, and together with their children, have invaded Vera's Coach House. But very soon things become totally intolerable, and Vera is forced to take up residence in the shed on her allotment. Meanwhile Irene is feeling the pinch after having to entirely rewire the upper floor of her eco-house, thanks to Vera's wanton destruction of a solar panel. And after she takes in an old acquaintance she finds begging in a shop doorway, her financial straits become even more dire - especially since Aunty Doris has come home from the hospital and must be nursed back to health with tempting and expensive titbits. With friends and families causing friction, and appliances running amok, the Ladies find that the global economic crisis fades into the background as they deal with their own domestic crises...

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