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The Clippie Girls

(2013)
A novel by

 
Sisters in love. A family at war. A city in peril.

Rose and Myrtle Sylvester look up to their older sister, Peggy. She is the sensible, reliable one in the household of women headed by their grandmother, Grace Booth, and their mother, Mary Sylvester. When war is declared in 1939 they must face the hardships together and huge changes in their lives are inevitable. For Rose, there is the chance to fulfil her dream of becoming a clippie on Sheffield's trams like Peggy. But for Myrtle, the studious, clever one in the family, war may shatter her ambitions. When the tram on which she is a conductress is caught in a bomb blast, Peggy bravely helps to rescue her passengers. One of them is a young soldier, Terry Price, and he and Peggy begin courting. They meet every time he can get leave, but eventually Terry is posted abroad and Peggy hears nothing from him. Worse still, Peggy must break the devastating news to her family that she is pregnant. The shock waves that ripple through the family will affect each and every one of them and life will never be the same again.

Genre: Sagas
 
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Hardback Editions

September 2013 : UK Hardback
Title: The Clippie Girls
Author(s): Margaret Dickinson
ISBN: 0-7505-3806-6 / 978-0-7505-3806-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Large Print Books
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February 2013 : UK Hardback
Title: The Clippie Girls
Author(s): Margaret Dickinson
ISBN: 0-230-75779-0 / 978-0-230-75779-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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Paperback Editions

February 2013 : UK Paperback
Title: The Clippie Girls
Author(s): Margaret Dickinson
ISBN: 0-330-54431-4 / 978-0-330-54431-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan
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Audio Editions

May 2014 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Clippie Girls
Author(s): Margaret Dickinson
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd
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May 2014 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Clippie Girls
Author(s): Margaret Dickinson
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   

April 2013 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: The Clippie Girls
Author(s): Margaret Dickinson
ISBN: 1-4079-3862-2 / 978-1-4079-3862-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
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April 2013 : UK Audio CD
Title: The Clippie Girls
Author(s): Margaret Dickinson
ISBN: 1-4079-3863-0 / 978-1-4079-3863-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 2013 : UK MP3 CD
Title: The Clippie Girls
Author(s): Margaret Dickinson
ISBN: 1-4079-3864-9 / 978-1-4079-3864-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

February 2013 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Clippie Girls
Author(s): Margaret Dickinson
Publisher: Pan
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