This novel tells the story of the people of Clydebank during the Blitz and in the postwar years, depicting their camararderie and resilience in the face of adversity.
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Meg Henderson was born in Glasgow, spending part of her childhood on the outskirts of Clydebank. She is a journalist and the author of several books, including Finding Peggy, Chasing Angels and A Scent of Bluebells.Review:
"'The Holy City is a novel about growing up in a close-knit blue-collar community from the Twenties up to the present day... showing the true meaning of community with convincing, colourful characters.' Scotland on Sunday 'A hugely absorbing story.' Observer '[Henderson] mingles fact and fiction to moving effect - her account of the Blitz on Clydebank and its aftermath is harrowing.' The Times"
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Book Description Flamingo, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 2254352