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All I have to give

All I have to give

Wood, Mary, 1945- author; Dover, Anne

It is 1916 and Edith Mellor is one of the few female surgeons in Britain. She travels to the Somme, where she is confronted with the horrors at the front. Yet amongst the bloodshed on the battlefield, there is a ray of light in the form of the working class Albert, a corporal from the East End of London. Meanwhile in Bradford, strong-minded Ada is left heartbroken when her only remaining son Jimmy heads off to fight in the war. She then discovers that her mentally unstable sister Beryl is pregnant with her husband Paddy's child. Can Edith help her to turn her life around?

CD, CD, Audiobook. English. Audiobooks. Domestic fiction.
Published Long Preston: Magna, 2016
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Statement of responsibility: Mary Wood
ISBN: 1785022881, 9781785022883
Intended audience: Adult.
Note: Complete and unabridged
Performers: Reader: Anne Dover.
Physical Description: 12 audio discs (CD) (ca. 13 hr.) : digital ; 12 cm.
Publisher Number: 943
Series: Story Sound CD
Subject: England, Northern Fiction.; World War, 1914-1918 Fiction.; Somme, 1st Battle of the, France, 1916 Fiction.

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It is 1916 and Edith Mellor is one of the few female surgeons in Britain. She travels to the Somme, where she is confronted with the horrors at the front. Yet amongst the bloodshed on the battlefield, there is a ray of light in the form of the working class Albert, a corporal from the East End of London. Meanwhile in Bradford, strong-minded Ada is left heartbroken when her only remaining son Jimmy heads off to fight in the war. She then discovers that her mentally unstable sister Beryl is pregnant with her husband Paddy's child. Can Edith help her to turn her life around?