The Girl from Cotton Lane

The Girl from Cotton Lane

by Harry Bowling
     
 

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Cotton Lane in dockland Bermondsey is one of the many small cobbled streets which serve the wharves. On the corner is Bradley’s Dining Rooms, the favorite eating place of the rivermen, trade union officials, and horse and motor drivers. Since her marriage to Fred Bradley, Carrie has been running the dining rooms, and trade has picked up since the end of the

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Cotton Lane in dockland Bermondsey is one of the many small cobbled streets which serve the wharves. On the corner is Bradley’s Dining Rooms, the favorite eating place of the rivermen, trade union officials, and horse and motor drivers. Since her marriage to Fred Bradley, Carrie has been running the dining rooms, and trade has picked up since the end of the Great War. But all is not well between Carrie and Fred. For although they have a little daughter they adore, neither of them is happy. Will they ever know true happiness?

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"Poignant, nostalgic—but not romanticized—stories of good-hearted ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances."  —Independent

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780755340378
Publisher:
Headline Book Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Tanner Trilogy
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.80(d)

Meet the Author

Harry Bowling, known as "the King of Cockney sagas," wrote 18 novels of London life, including Down Milldyke Way, Gaslight in Page Street, and That Summer in Eagle Street.

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