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A daughter's gift [text (large print)] / Maggie Hope.

By: Hope, MaggieContributor(s): Hope, Maggie. Blackbird singing | Horne, Una. Blackbird singingMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: [Bath, England] : AudioGO, 2013, c2000Edition: Large print editionDescription: 329 pages (large print) ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781471323263 (Windsor); 9781471323270 ( Paragon : pbk.)Subject(s): Brothers and sisters -- Fiction | Working class -- Great Britain -- Fiction | Nurses -- Fiction | Orphans -- Fiction | Foster children -- Fiction | Families -- FictionGenre/Form: General fiction. | Large type books. Summary: "When Elizabeth and her four siblings are orphaned, she and her brother are sent to a children's home and their younger sisters into foster care. Life in the home is hard, but she is determined to survive. Finding work as a nurse gives Elizabeth a way of making a better life for her family but she risks everthing by falling for wounded officer Jack Benson. Far above her in wealth and station, she cannot marry him and she risks losing her nursing place if there is any hint of impropriety about her conduct. Torn between her past and her hopeless love for Jack, Elizabeth must make an extreme sacrifice if she is ever to reunite her family."--Back cover.
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Large Print HOP 1 Checked out 30/06/2022 T00548977
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"First published as A blackbird singing in 2000 by Piatkus Books." --T.p. verso.

"When Elizabeth and her four siblings are orphaned, she and her brother are sent to a children's home and their younger sisters into foster care. Life in the home is hard, but she is determined to survive. Finding work as a nurse gives Elizabeth a way of making a better life for her family but she risks everthing by falling for wounded officer Jack Benson. Far above her in wealth and station, she cannot marry him and she risks losing her nursing place if there is any hint of impropriety about her conduct. Torn between her past and her hopeless love for Jack, Elizabeth must make an extreme sacrifice if she is ever to reunite her family."--Back cover.

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