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All the Nice Girls

(2009)
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All The Nice Girls captures the danger and excitement of wartime Britain with a sweeping story of heroic deeds and painful separations, illicit love and battles at sea, and above all, of the poignancy of longing and loss.

1942, and the war is not going well. As part of the war effort the Ashworth Grammar School for Girls signs up for the Merchant Navy's Ship Adoption Scheme. The headmistress, who lost her lover in the First World War, believes the project will broaden the horizons of her girls, especially Polly and Jen, bright sixth formers eager to live and love despite it all. Then Josh Percival, captain of the adopted ship, the SS Treverran, comes with his men to visit Ashworth. The choices that follow will disrupt all their lives, reverberating even to the next generation, when, decades later, life and love are on the line again...

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Hardback Editions

November 2009 : UK Hardback
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Title: All the Nice Girls
Author(s): Joan Bakewell
ISBN: 0-7505-3152-5 / 978-0-7505-3152-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Large Print Books
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January 2009 : UK Hardback
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Title: All The Nice Girls
Author(s): Joan Bakewell
ISBN: 1-84408-530-9 / 978-1-84408-530-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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Paperback Editions

April 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: All The Nice Girls
Author(s): Joan Bakewell
ISBN: 1-84408-531-7 / 978-1-84408-531-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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March 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: All The Nice Girls
Author(s): Joan Bakewell
ISBN: 1-84408-600-3 / 978-1-84408-600-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
Availability: Amazon UK   


Audio Editions

November 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: All the Nice Girls
Author(s): Joan Bakewell
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
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November 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: All the Nice Girls
Author(s): Joan Bakewell
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
Availability: Amazon UK   


February 2010 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: All The Nice Girls
Author(s): Joan Bakewell
ISBN: 1-84652-601-9 / 978-1-84652-601-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Story Sound
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


February 2010 : UK Audio CD

Title: All The Nice Girls
Author(s): Joan Bakewell
ISBN: 1-84652-602-7 / 978-1-84652-602-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Story Sound
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


February 2010 : UK MP3 CD

Title: All The Nice Girls
Author(s): Joan Bakewell
ISBN: 1-84652-754-6 / 978-1-84652-754-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Story Sound
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

March 2009 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: All The Nice Girls
Author(s): Joan Bakewell
Publisher: Virago
Availability: Amazon UK