A Strong Hand To Hold

Paperback | June 26, 2014

byAnne Bennett

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A heartbreaking tale of love and loss in a time of war.

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A heartbreaking tale of love and loss in a time of war.

Anne Bennett was born in a back-to-back house in the Horsefair district of Birmingham. The daughter of Roman Catholic Irish immigrants, she grew up in a tight-knit community where she learned to be proud of her Irish Brummie heritage. For many years she taught in schools to the north of Birmingham, before an accident put paid to that c...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 8 × 5.25 × 1.16 inPublished:June 26, 2014Publisher:Harpercollins (uk)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0007547765

ISBN - 13:9780007547760

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Customer Reviews of A Strong Hand To Hold


Rated 4 out of 5 by from A heart warming story This story gently unfolds and makes for a good bedtime read. The main characters are beautifully presented and the story describes how many families dealt with life and death during the war. I would love a sequel to this book!
Date published: 2015-08-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A hand to hold A very pleasant book to read found it to be heart warming and touching tale excellent writing w:-! Will be reading more of her novels
Date published: 2015-07-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A strong hand to hold Brilliant read..full of heartbreak and love. Strong character's throughout with an insight through the war. The author had certainly done her research.
Date published: 2015-06-27

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"A powerful read that will have you gripped." - Yours

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"An affecting story, populated with rich, beautifully drawn characters." - Choice

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