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The shipyard girls / Nancy Revell.

By: Revell, NancyMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Revell, Nancy. Shipyard girls ; 1Publisher: London Arrow Books, 2016Description: 364 pages ; 20 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781784754631Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Fiction | Female friendship -- Fiction | Shipyards -- Fiction | Shipbuilding industry -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Domestic fiction. DDC classification: 823.92 Summary: Sunderland, 1940, and the women go to the shipyards to do their bit for the war effort. Polly never dreamed she would be able to work in the shipyards like the men in her family but times are tough and her new job ends up giving her more than she ever expected when she meets enigmatic dock diver Tommy Watts. During the day, head welder Rosie teaches her fledgling flock of trainees their new trade, but at night she hides a secret life. And mother hen Gloria signs up to escape her brutal husband, but finds she cannot run from her problems. The Shipyard Girls start off as strangers - but end up forging an unbreakable bond of friendship in the most difficult times.
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Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection REVE Checked out 13/07/2022 T00612573
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

THE FIRST SHIPYARD GIRLS NOVEL FROM SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR, NANCY REVELL.

'Nancy Revell knows how to stir the passions and soothe the heart!' The Northern Echo

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Sunderland, 1940, and the women go to the shipyards to do their bit for the war effort.

Polly never dreamed she would be able to work in the shipyards like the men in her family but times are tough and her new job ends up giving her more than she ever expected when she meets enigmatic dock diver Tommy Watts.

During the day, head welder Rosie teaches her fledgling flock of trainees their new trade, but at night she hides a secret life.

And mother hen Gloria signs up to escape her brutal husband, but finds she cannot run from her problems.

The Shipyard Girls start off as strangers - but end up forging an unbreakable bond of friendship in the most difficult times.

Praise for The Shipyard Girls series:

'the author is one to watch' Sun

'A brilliant read' Take a Break

'Well-drawn, believable characters combined with a storyline to keep you turning the pages' Woman

Sunderland, 1940, and the women go to the shipyards to do their bit for the war effort. Polly never dreamed she would be able to work in the shipyards like the men in her family but times are tough and her new job ends up giving her more than she ever expected when she meets enigmatic dock diver Tommy Watts. During the day, head welder Rosie teaches her fledgling flock of trainees their new trade, but at night she hides a secret life. And mother hen Gloria signs up to escape her brutal husband, but finds she cannot run from her problems. The Shipyard Girls start off as strangers - but end up forging an unbreakable bond of friendship in the most difficult times.

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