The Tinker's Girl by Catherine CooksonThe Tinker's Girl by Catherine Cookson

The Tinker's Girl

byCatherine Cookson

Paperback | February 28, 2017

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Cumbria, 1870s.

Just before her fifteenth birthday Jinnie Howlett is offered a position as maid-of-all-work at a farm near the Cumbrian border. She hopes this will be a welcome relief from the workhouse she knows too well.

But when she meets her brutish employers Jinnie realises she has only exchanged one life of drudgery for another. She is grateful when one of the sons befriends her, but it isn't long before Jennie sees how tempting life is beyond her place of work . . .

Catherine Cookson was the original and bestselling saga writer, selling over 100 million copies of her novels. If you like Dilly Court, Katie Flynn or Donna Douglas, you'll love Catherine Cookson.

Catherine Cookson was born in Tyne Dock, the illegitimate daughter of a povertystricken woman, Kate, whom she believed to be her older sister. She began work in service but eventually moved south to Hastings, where she met and married Tom Cookson, a local grammar-school master. Although she was originally acclaimed as a regional writer...
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Title:The Tinker's GirlFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 7.78 × 5.03 × 1.2 inPublished:February 28, 2017Publisher:TransworldLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0552173290

ISBN - 13:9780552173292

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from spectacular I have not read any of Catherine Cookson's book (lately) but this one i did read and i LOVED it. She has a way of writing in such a cozy, small town English style that you feel like you want to just jump into the book and be with them. lol. She also shows the tough, gritty side to growing up in northern England. I loved this book...
Date published: 2017-07-12