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To have and to hold

To have and to hold

Bennett, Anne; Freeman, Penelope

Carmel Duffy is the eldest child of a brutal and abusive marriage, and she can't wait to leave home. As soon as she turns eighteen, she heads for Birmingham and begins training as a nurse. She's determined to have no husband or family of her own, but her resolve is tested when Dr Paul Connolly comes onto her ward. Gradually he wins her heart, and they agree to marry, both certain that they want no children, but after the devastation of World War Two, Carmel finds the future is very different to the one she thought she wanted

CD, CD, Audiobook. English. Talking books. Domestic fiction.
CD Book
Published Long Preston: Magna, 2011
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Statement of responsibility: Anne Bennett; read by Penelope Freeman
ISBN: 0857141007, 9780857141002
Intended audience: Adult.
Note: Complete and unabridged
Physical Description: 15 sound discs (CD) (17 hr. 30 min.) : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Series: Story Sound CD
Subject: Nurses England Birmingham Fiction.; Irish England Birmingham Fiction.; World War, 1939-1945 England Birmingham Fiction.; Birmingham (England) Fiction.

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Carmel Duffy is the eldest child of a brutal and abusive marriage, and she can't wait to leave home. As soon as she turns eighteen, she heads for Birmingham and begins training as a nurse. She's determined to have no husband or family of her own, but her resolve is tested when Dr Paul Connolly comes onto her ward. Gradually he wins her heart, and they agree to marry, both certain that they want no children, but after the devastation of World War Two, Carmel finds the future is very different to the one she thought she wanted...