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The Resource The girl from the corner shop, Alrene Hughes

The girl from the corner shop, Alrene Hughes

Label
The girl from the corner shop
Title
The girl from the corner shop
Statement of responsibility
Alrene Hughes
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Widowed early in World War Two, heartbroken Helen Heaton is working in the family corner shop, trying to rebuild her shattered life. When the shop is robbed, she meets Matthew, a young police constable and he inspires her to join the Women's Auxiliary Police Corps. Despite resentment from male colleagues, Helen throws herself into the work, dealing with evacuees, the destitute and vulnerable. But a tragedy closer to home makes Helen realise there's still something missing in her life and before the war is over, she will have to choose between two very different men vying for her heart
Summary
Widowed early in World War Two, heartbroken Helen Harrison is working in the family corner shop and, determined to rebuild her shattered life, decides to leave her domineering mother. Her godmother, Pearl, offers her work in a fashion wholesalers. When the showroom is robbed, she meets DC Kershaw and he inspires her to join the Women's Auxiliary Police Corps. Helen throws herself into the work, dealing with evacuees, the destitute and vulnerable. A series of tragic events makes Helen realise there's still something missing in her life and soon she will have to choose between two very different men vying for her heart.
Theme
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10801559
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hughes, Alrene
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Auxiliary police
  • Policewomen
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Widows
Target audience
adult
Label
The girl from the corner shop, Alrene Hughes
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000065445599
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
437 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781788543996
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1103961414
Label
The girl from the corner shop, Alrene Hughes
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000065445599
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
437 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781788543996
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1103961414

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