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What Hetty Did

(1988)
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A spirited sixth-former with an unlikely penchant for Keats and Browning, struggles against a brutish home life in the Fens, with a bullying father, down-trodden mother, and nasty little brother. Discovering she was in fact adopted, Hetty gratefully runs away in search of her real parents. She finds shelter in a Birmingham boarding house, where the land-lady, eccentric lodges, race riots and urban living expand her horizons.

    

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November 1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: What Hetty Did or Life and Letters
Author(s): James Carr
ISBN: 0-900847-91-3 / 978-0-900847-91-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Quince Tree Press
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