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Farewell to Lancashire / Anna Jacobs.

By: Jacobs, Anna.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Jacobs, Anna. Blake sisters: 1Publisher: London, England : Hodder, 2010Copyright date: ©2009Description: 405, 27 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780340954065 (paperback).Subject(s): Sisters -- Fiction | Kidnapping victims -- Fiction | Lancashire (England) -- Fiction | Australia -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. DDC classification: 823.92 Summary: Cassandra Blake has raised her three motherless sisters. The girls are the pride of their book-loving, impractical father, and not in a hurry to marry. Then the American Civil War cuts off supplies of cotton to Lancashire, the mills fall silent and there is no work.
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<p>Cassandra Blake has raised her three motherless sisters. The girls are the pride of their book-loving, impractical father, and not in a hurry to marry. Then the American Civil War cuts off supplies of cotton to Lancashire, the mills fall silent and there is no work. There is a stark choice: stay and risk starvation or pack up and begin again elsewhere.<br> <br> Cassandra has fallen in love with Reece Gregory, but he can't support a wife. When he's given the chance to start a new life in Western Australia, he seizes the opportunity, promising to send for her.<br> <br> Then an old feud tears the family apart. Cassandra is kidnapped and her sisters are forced to sail with a group of desperate cotton lasses to Fremantle. Penniless and alone, Cassandra is determined to find them again - but when she is offered a way, there is a painful price to pay.</p>

Originally published: 2009.

Cassandra Blake has raised her three motherless sisters. The girls are the pride of their book-loving, impractical father, and not in a hurry to marry. Then the American Civil War cuts off supplies of cotton to Lancashire, the mills fall silent and there is no work.