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The black silk purse

The black silk purse

Kaine, Margaret, author; Aldington, Annie, narrator

When young, wealthy spinster Letitia Fairchild witnesses Ella Hathaway being beaten, she takes the girl into her charge as a maid. As Ella grows up, the bond between the two women grows stronger, and they embark on a quest for Ella's mysterious past. From the miseries of life in a London workhouse, to the splendour of a beautiful mansion, Ella searches for more than what happened to her mother, but for that which has always been denied to her: love, family and a home

CD, CD, Audiobook. English. Historical fiction. Saga. Audiobooks.
Abridged edition.
Published Long Preston: Magna Story Sound, 2019
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  • Pickering Library & Customer Services Centre – One available in Adult Audio Books SF(CD)

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  • Starbeck Housebound – Earliest copy due back 2nd September

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Statement of responsibility: Margaret Kaine
ISBN: 1785028588, 9781785028588
Performers: Read by Annie Aldington.
Physical Description: 11 CDs (11 hr., 30 min.) : digital, stereo
Subject: London (England) History 1800-1950 Fiction.