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The hand that first held mine

The hand that first held mine

O'Farrell, Maggie, 1972-; Cass, Karen

When the bohemian, sophisticated Innes Kent turns up by chance on her doorstep, Lexie Sinclair realises she cannot wait any longer for her life to begin, and leaves for London. There, at the heart of the 1950s Soho art scene, she carves out a new life for herself, with Innes at her side

CD, CD, Audiobook. English. Audiobooks.
Published Oxford: ISIS Soundings, 2010
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    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    30131044670385 FICTION Compact disc Available

Details

Statement of responsibility: Maggie O'Farrell
ISBN: 1445004917, 9781445004914
Note: Compact discs.
Performers: Read by Karen Cass.
Physical Description: 12 sound discs (12 hr., 35 min.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject: Soho (London, England) Social life and customs Fiction.; Women artists Fiction.

Description

When bohemian Innes Kent turns up by chance on her doorstep, Lexie Sinclair realises she cannot wait any longer for her life to begin, and leaves for London. There, at the heart of the 1950s Soho art scene, she carves out a new life for herself. In the present day, Elina and Ted are reeling from the difficult birth of their first child. Elina, a painter, struggles to reconcile the demands of motherhood with sense of herself as an artist, and Ted is disturbed by memories of his own childhood. As Ted begins to search for answers, so an extraordinary portrait of two women is revealed, separated by 50 years, but connected in ways that neither could ever have expected.