Connie Monk Reach for the Dream

ISBN 13: 9780261663121

Reach for the Dream

 
9780261663121: Reach for the Dream

Penelope Drew is a child of the streets, cared for only by her father, condemned to a life of cold and hunger in the Sussex seaside resort where they live.
Then, one bitter winter s night, her life is transformed. Out busking in a desperate attempt to earn money, Penelope discovers she has a wonderful gift - the power to entertain. She also learns the mystery surrounding the mother she never knew. Despite her father s opposition she works out a song and dance routine and when war breaks out she and her school friend Tom set out to entertain the troops and earn their fortune.
Partners on the stage, partners in romance, they are nevertheless separated by war.
From London to America, from Music Hall to the silver screen, Penelope must follow her dream of success alone. But along with fame and wealth, tragedy and betrayal, will come the reward of unexpected happiness...

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Book Description Diamond. Paperback. Book Condition: New. UNUSED, VERY GOOD, NOT EX-LIBRARY, tanned edges, shows signs of shelfwear, scuffed jacket, 446 pages. Penelope Drew is a child of the streets, cared for only by her father, condemned to a life of cold and hunger in the Sussex seaside resort where they live.Then, one bitter winters night, her life is transformed. Out busking in a desperate attempt to earn money, Penelope discovers she has a wonderful gift - the power to entertain. She also learns the mystery surrounding the mother she never knew. Despite her fathers opposition she works out a song and dance routine and when war breaks out she and her school friend Tom set out to entertain the troops and earn their fortune.Partners on the stage, partners in romance, they are nevertheless separated by war.From London to America, from Music Hall to the silver screen, Penelope must follow her dream of success alone. But along with fame and wealth, tragedy and betrayal, will come the reward of unexpected happiness. Bookseller Inventory # 15610

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