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Mary Walton is the apple of her father's eye; his only comfort during the dark years of the Depression when he is faced with both unemployment and a nagging, ambitious wife. His only hope is that Mary will one day find a way to escape the grinding poverty of the Tyneside slums. But when a secret is revealed these dreams are shattered and the lives of the Walton family change forever. . . Spanning Mary's life from the 1930's to the 1970's, Pure as the Lily is a spellbinding, unforgettable tale from one of Britain's most cherished novelists.
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Mary Walton was the apple of her da's eye. For long now he had been out of work, and Mary was his only comfort during those dark years of the Depression, when unemployment and a nagging, ambitious wife gnawed away at his self-respect. Once he was a man who had held his head high with Geordie pride; now his only hope was that Mary would escape from the grinding poverty of the Tyneside slums that had held him a prisoner for so many years.
But then something happened to Mary that shattered all his dreams of her future--an event that was to split a family and influence its members for generations to follow...
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Book Description Chivers Audio Books, 1993. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0745141870
Book Description Chivers Audio Books, 1993. Audio Cassette. Condition: Brand New. unabridged edition. 8.75x6.25x1.25 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # 0745141870