The Jarrow Lass

The Jarrow Lass

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Brought up on her parents' smallholding in Jarrow, Rose McConnell knows she is luckier than many in Tyneside during the harsh years of the 1870s. But she can't help dreaming of the world she has glimpsed in the idyllic country estate of Ravensworth where her own mother grew up. When she marries handsome William Fawcett, who lives in the well-to-do James Terrace, it seems her dream of a better life is finally within her reach. But with the poverty of Jarrow never far away it sometimes seems that the security of Rose's new life is as delicate as her childhood dreams...show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 161 x 241 x 30mm | 549g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747269386
  • 9780747269380

About Janet MacLeod Trotter

Janet MacLeod Trotter was born in Newcastle and grew up in Durham. Her first novel, THE HUNGRY HILLS, was shortlisted for The Sunday Times' Young Writers' Award. She is currently a TV reviewer for the Newcastle Journal and has an author website on the internet.show more

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