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The Tinker\'s Girl

The Tinker's Girl

(1994)
A novel by

 
Close to her fifteenth birthday, Jinnie Howlett, a reluctant inmate of a northern workhouse, was offered a position as a maid-of-all-work by the Shalemans at Tollet's Ridge Farm, a bleakly isolated farm near the Cumbrian border.

Before long, However, she was to discover she had exchanged one kind of drudgery for another, for the Shalemans-Rose, invalid wife of Pug and mother to Bruce and Hal-demanded much of her. If it had not been for Bruce's willingness to defend her against the brutish Pug and Hal, she would have gladly returned to the workhouse.

Then she became acquainted with Richard Baxton-Powell, but eventually his over-familiarity made her realise that despite everything her future would owe more to the Shalemans than any outside influence.

THE TINKER'S GIRL explores the life and fortunes of a spirited girl who lived in an age when it was customary for servants to know their place. With its brilliant evocation of the period, it will be hugely enjoyed by Catherine Cookson's millions of readers throughout the world.

 
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Hardback Editions

October 1995 : UK Hardback
Title: Tinker's Girl (Windsor Selections)
Author(s): Catherine Cookson
ISBN: 0-7451-7879-0 / 978-0-7451-7879-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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October 1994 : USA Hardback
Title: THE TINKER'S GIRL
Author(s): CATHERINE COOKSON
ISBN: 0-593-02851-1 / 978-0-593-02851-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: BANTAM PRESS
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Paperback Editions

April 2016 : UK Paperback
Title: The Tinker's Girl
Author(s): Catherine Cookson
ISBN: 0-552-17329-0 / 978-0-552-17329-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi
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January 2008 : UK Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Tinker's Girl
Author(s): Catherine Cookson Charitable Trust
ISBN: 0-552-15669-8 / 978-0-552-15669-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi
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May 1996 : UK Paperback
Title: Tinker's Girl, The (Paragon Softcover Large Print Books)
Author(s): Catherine Cookson
ISBN: 0-7451-3704-0 / 978-0-7451-3704-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers P.
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October 1995 : UK Paperback
Title: The Tinker's Girl
Author(s): Catherine Cookson
ISBN: 0-552-14038-4 / 978-0-552-14038-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi Books
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January 1995 : UK Paperback
Title: The Tinker's Girl
Author(s): Catherine Cookson
ISBN: 0-552-14827-X / 978-0-552-14827-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi Books
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Audio Editions

July 1995 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: The Tinker's Girl: Complete & Unabridged
Author(s): Catherine Cookson
ISBN: 0-7451-6526-5 / 978-0-7451-6526-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Press
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Kindle Editions

March 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Tinker's Girl
Author(s): Catherine Cookson
Publisher: Peach Publishing
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