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A sign of the times / Mary Jane Staples.

By: Staples, Mary Jane.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Staples, Mary Jane. Adams family: 28.Publisher: London : Bantam, 2006Description: 383 pages : geneological table ; 18 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0593055683 (hbk.).Subject(s): Adams family (Fictitious characters) -- Fiction | London (England) -- Social life and customs -- FictionGenre/Form: Family saga fiction. | Romance fiction. | Saga -- Fiction. | General fiction. | Domestic fiction. DDC classification: 823.914 Subject: It's 1959, and Boots Adams and his wife Polly are helping to celebrate the retirement of barman Joe at their favorite Camberwell pub, when they witness with horror a sudden and vicious attack on Joe by a knife-wielding young thug. Is this a sign of the times? Is contempt for old traditions and enthusiasm for everything new and fashionable going to threaten the Adams family and their easy-going existence? While young Gemma is courted by one of the young men who works for her father, her twin brother James finds himself affected by his girlfriend's intriguing family secrets. And just who is the mysterious young woman who arrives from Finland to study at Gemma's college?
List(s) this item appears in: English Authors historical fiction
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"It s 1959, and Boots Adams and his wife Polly are helping to celebrate the retirement of barman Joe at their favourite Camberwell pub, when they witness with horror a sudden and vicious attack on Joe by a knife-wielding young thug. Is this a sign of the times? Is contempt for old traditions and enthusiasm for everything new and fashionable going to threaten the Adams family and their easy-going existence? While young Gemma is courted by one of the young men who works for her father, her twin brother James finds himself affected by his girlfriend s intriguing family secrets. And just who is the mysterious young woman who arrives from Finland to study at Gemma s college?

It's 1959, and Boots Adams and his wife Polly are helping to celebrate the retirement of barman Joe at their favorite Camberwell pub, when they witness with horror a sudden and vicious attack on Joe by a knife-wielding young thug. Is this a sign of the times? Is contempt for old traditions and enthusiasm for everything new and fashionable going to threaten the Adams family and their easy-going existence? While young Gemma is courted by one of the young men who works for her father, her twin brother James finds himself affected by his girlfriend's intriguing family secrets. And just who is the mysterious young woman who arrives from Finland to study at Gemma's college?

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