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The girl now leaving

by Betty Burton

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Published by HarperCollins in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English fiction

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    Lu Wilmott grows up in the Portsmouth slums of the 1920s. Stricken by diptheria, she is sent to the Hampshire countryside to recover. In this pastoral idyll, she discovers a robust fighting spirit and the first stirrings of sexual attraction. But, faced with little choice, she follows her mother and aunts into the city"s infamous staymaking trade, where young girls and old women endure conditions so appalling that Lu comes to realize that things must change. And she can be the instrument of that change...

    Edition Notes

    Originally published: 1995.

    StatementBetty Burton
    The Physical Object
    Pagination410 pages ;
    Number of Pages410
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26466032M
    ISBN 100006496318, 0007848781
    ISBN 109780006496311, 9780007848782
    OCLC/WorldCa43179434

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