The Pride of Polly Perkins

The Pride of Polly Perkins : A touching family saga of love, tragedy and hope

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At the age of fourteen, happy-go-lucky Polly Perkins faces untold sadness when her beloved father is diagnosed with tuberculosis. As Tommy's stay in hospital turns from weeks into months, Polly's mother, Ada, becomes increasingly anxious as to how she will make ends meet. In an attempt to help out, Polly takes a job as a flowerseller, and when she sells a buttonhole to Charles Denholme, a member of the Liverpool gentry, she sets in motion a chain of events that changes her life forever...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 114 x 174 x 26mm | 199.58g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747255679
  • 9780747255673
  • 1,167,223

About Joan Jonker

Joan Jonker was born and bred in Liverpool. She led a rich and varied life and was devoted to her family. Before writing novels, she worked tirelessly for the charity-run organisation Victims of Violence which she founded in 1976. Sadly, Joan died in 2006, but she is remembered fondly by her family and friends and her multitude of fans.
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120 ratings
4.28 out of 5 stars
5 57% (69)
4 24% (29)
3 10% (12)
2 6% (7)
1 2% (3)
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