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The empire girls

The empire girls

Wilsher, Sue, author; Aldington, Annie, narrator

A moving story of heartbreak and friendship in 1950s Britain Tilbury, 1950s. The Empire is a pub run by Vi, Doris's mother, but when Doris falls pregnant out of marriage, she is kicked out of the house and forced to fend for herself. Desperate to look after her daughter, Doris finds refuge in Southend and takes a job in a factory, hoping for a better life. When she finds herself cast out one night, Doris has nowhere to go but home - back to Tilbury. When Doris falls in with the Windrush immigrants, she finds herself helping one to a new life in Britain. But not everyone is happy with her decision and Doris must decide where her friendships lie

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Unabridged edition.
Published Long Preston: Magna Story Sound, 2019
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  • South Craven Community Library – Earliest copy due back 23rd September

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Statement of responsibility: Sue Wilsher
ISBN: 1785028642, 9781785028649
Performers: Read by Annie Aldington.
Physical Description: 9 CDs (9 hr., 30 min.) : digital, stereo
Subject: Essex (England) History 20th century Fiction.