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The Tideway girls / Pamela Evans.

By: Evans, Pamela.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2010Edition: Large print edition.Description: 512 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444800784; 1444800787.Subject(s): Sisters -- Fiction | Single mothers -- Fiction | Widows -- Fiction | Photographers -- Fiction | Inheritance and succession -- Fiction | World War, 1914-1918 -- England -- London -- Fiction | Large type books | Single mothers -- England -- London -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | Large type books. | General fiction. Summary: It's 1904, and close sisters Bessie and May live a happy but frugal life in the busy maritime village of Tideway in Essex. But trouble divides the family when May falls pregnant, and she is sent away to London. When war is declared in 1914, Bessie's life is shattered when her husband is killed in battle in France. Yet, when photographer Digby Parsons dies suddenly and leaves Bessie a camera, she is able to use it to set up her own photography business and support herself and her son. But Digby's jealous daughter, Joan, is enraged by her late father's generosity and will do everything she can to destroy Bessie and her business...
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It's 1912, and sisters Bessie and May live a happy but frugal life in the busy maritime village of Tideway in Essex. But trouble divides the family when May falls pregnant, and she is sent away to London. Once in London, heartbroken May refuses to have an abortion and stays on in the city to bring up her child.

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It's 1904, and close sisters Bessie and May live a happy but frugal life in the busy maritime village of Tideway in Essex. But trouble divides the family when May falls pregnant, and she is sent away to London. When war is declared in 1914, Bessie's life is shattered when her husband is killed in battle in France. Yet, when photographer Digby Parsons dies suddenly and leaves Bessie a camera, she is able to use it to set up her own photography business and support herself and her son. But Digby's jealous daughter, Joan, is enraged by her late father's generosity and will do everything she can to destroy Bessie and her business...

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