The Bird Flies High

The Bird Flies High

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Josie Collins is reminded daily of how harsh life can be in Glasgow's slums during the 1920s by her abusive step-father. She dreams of escaping and becoming a reporter for one of the city's newspapers. Until disaster strikes when she reaches sixteen. A cruel twist of fate leaves her facing an unwanted pregnancy. Forced to give up her baby, she starts a new life and after a long struggle, Josie achieves her dream, even enjoying a close friendship with a male colleague. But, just when Josie starts to trust the happiness she's found, the past catches up with her, threatening everything she has worked so hard to more

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  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 111 x 175 x 28mm | 248g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747263922
  • 9780747263920

About Maggie Craig

Maggie Craig was brought up in Clydebank and Glasgow. She is also the author of a non-fiction book, DAMN' REBEL more

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'A truly evocative story' -- Coventry Evening Telegraph 20011101 'Maggie Craig knows her Glasgow and, more importantly, knows how to share that knowledge with readers. The writing style is robust and confident. A refreshingly different and thoroughly enjoyable book' -- Scots Magazine 20011101 'One of the most promising writers of romantic fiction, has all the answers in this spell-binding new book' -- Middlesbrough Evening Gazette 20010501show more

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