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The Liverpool matchgirl

The Liverpool matchgirl

Andrews, Lyn, author

Liverpool, 1901. The Tempest family is all but destitute, barely able to put food on the table. When Florrie falls ill with pneumonia and Arthur is imprisoned after a drunken fight, their thirteen-year-old daughter Lizzie finds herself parentless, desperate and alone. Despite her young age, Lizzie has spirit and determination, and she knows that she must find work to keep herself off the streets. In a stroke of luck, she gets a job in the match factory, and foreman George Rutherford takes her under his wing. A new home with the Rutherfords promises a safe haven, but the years ahead will be far from trouble-free

Hardback, Book. English. General.
Published London: Headline, 2017
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Statement of responsibility: Lyn Andrews
ISBN: 1472228758, 9781472228758
Physical Description: 384 pages ; 24 cm
Subject: Liverpool (England) Fiction.