Hidden Histories [NOOK Book]

Overview

“Hidden Histories” is a historical/family saga spanning almost eighty years and set in Ireland, Scotland and England. It is about the impact of political and historic forces on ordinary lives, the interdependence of past and present, exploring how identity is transmitted from one generation to the next. It is also a story of loss: of the separation of mothers from their children and of the bonds between them.
It tells the story of four generations of women, beginning with cousins Margaret and Tillie, Protestants ...

See more details below
Hidden Histories

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK Study
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$1.99
BN.com price

Overview

“Hidden Histories” is a historical/family saga spanning almost eighty years and set in Ireland, Scotland and England. It is about the impact of political and historic forces on ordinary lives, the interdependence of past and present, exploring how identity is transmitted from one generation to the next. It is also a story of loss: of the separation of mothers from their children and of the bonds between them.
It tells the story of four generations of women, beginning with cousins Margaret and Tillie, Protestants from Belfast, in 1916. The women all have secrets which enfold over the years and are revealed to their daughters and granddaughters through letter writing or personal revelation. Tillie, who is in love with her cousin (Margaret’s brother William), goes away to join the Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) during the First World War. After the war Tillie settles in London and marries (unhappily) for respectability and money. Her life could scarcely be more different from that of her cousin Margaret who marries a Scottish miner and goes off to Airdrie to begin her married life.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940045317207
  • Publisher: Alexis Scott
  • Publication date: 9/29/2013
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 237,720
  • File size: 354 KB

Meet the Author

Born in Derry, N. Ireland. I trained as a solicitor and have worked in welfare rights, money advice, social research, selling art. I have written all my life. My other e-books include The Years and Deaconsbank. My one print book is Eating Wolves (Dewi Lewis 2003).
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 5
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(1)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2014

    Mem

    Men .en men

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)