Lime Street At Two

Paperback | January 17, 2017

byHelen Forrester

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The fourth and final part of Helen Forrester's bestselling autobiography continues the moving story of her early poverty-stricken life with an account of the war years in Blitz-torn LiverpoolIn 1940 Helen, now twenty, is working long hours at a welfare centre in Bootle, five miles from home. Her wages are pitifully low and her mother claims the whole of them for housekeeping but she is still thrilled to be working and gaining some independence. The Second World War is affecting every part of the country and Hitler's Luftwaffe nightly seek to wreck havoc on her home city of Liverpool.Then, tragedy is brought shockingly close to home and Helen is left reeling when she receives some terrible news. But there is no let-up in the bombing and the Germans seem determined to bring the country to its knees. When a move brings more trouble for Helen, she is determined that she will face it, as ever, with courage and determination.

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The fourth and final part of Helen Forrester's bestselling autobiography continues the moving story of her early poverty-stricken life with an account of the war years in Blitz-torn LiverpoolIn 1940 Helen, now twenty, is working long hours at a welfare centre in Bootle, five miles from home. Her wages are pitifully low and her mother c...

Born in Cheshire, Helen Forrester, the eldest of seven children, made her home in Liverpool until emigrating to Canada. She is the author of four bestselling volumes of autobiography and a number of equally successful novels.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pagesPublished:January 17, 2017Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0008180946

ISBN - 13:9780008180942

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lime Street at Two Enjoyed the book but it finished abruptly and I wanted to know the rest of her story . Most unsatisfying .
Date published: 2014-09-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lime street at two Really enjoyed this book
Date published: 2014-09-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lime street at two Really enjoyed this book
Date published: 2014-09-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Miss Very good, very sad.
Date published: 2014-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lime st at two A great read
Date published: 2014-04-04

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'Remarkable that from so bleak and unloving a background came a writer of such affectionate understanding and unsettling honesty'Sunday Telegraph'It was the biography that I would have written if my parents had not been given benefits, if they'd had to rely on parish hand outs . [I] want to press this book into your hands and go, "You must read this".' Caitlin Moran'What makes this writer's self-told tale so memorable?. An absolute recall, a genius for the unforgettable detail, the rare chance of subject'The Good Book Guide