The White Empress

The White Empress

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Cat Cleary - She was a sixteen-year-old Irish 'slummy', full of hope, arriving in Liverpool to seek and make her fortune - and become somebody in the world. Joe Calligan, the young steam-packet deckhand who'd stopped her going overboard, hadn't the heart to tell her that Liverpool was full of people tramping the streets looking for work. He thought she was the loveliest girl he'd ever seen, and he couldn't bear to see her crushed into the life of the Liverpool slums. And then Cat saw the White Empress - the huge luxury liner all ready to sail across the oceans - and from that moment her ambition was born - to be Chief Stewardess on the world's great liner. In spite of her poverty, her lack of education, her family background, Cat Cleary set about realising her incredible dream.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 104 x 180 x 32mm | 240.4g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552134821
  • 9780552134828

About Lyn Andrews

Lyn Andrews was born and brought up on Merseyside, the daughter of a policeman. Now married to a policeman, she is the mother of grown-up triplets. She is the author of The White Empress, The Sisters O'Donnell, Liverpool Lou, Ellan Vannin, The Leaving of Liverpool, Maggie May, Mist Over the Mersey and Mersey Blues.show more

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