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One Pair Of Hands

(1937)
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Unimpressed by the world of debutante balls, Monica Dickens shocked her family by getting a job. With no experience whatsoever, she gained employment as a cook-general. Monica's cooking and cleaning skills left much to be desired, and her first few positions were short lived, but soon she started to hold her own.

Monica discovered the pleasure of daily banter with the milkman and grocer's boy, and the joy of doing an honest day's work, all the while keeping a wry eye on the childish pique of her employers. One Pair of Hands is a fascinating and thoroughly entertaining memoir of life upstairs and downstairs in the early 1930s.

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Hardback Editions

April 2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: One Pair of Hands
Author(s): Monica Dickens
ISBN: 1-4458-8786-X / 978-1-4458-8786-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Windsor
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November 1994 : UK Hardback
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Title: One Pair of Hands
Author(s): Monica Dickens
ISBN: 0-7451-2304-X / 978-0-7451-2304-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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June 1972 : UK Hardback
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Title: One Pair of Hands
Author(s): Monica Dickens
ISBN: 0-434-19213-9 / 978-0-434-19213-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
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April 1965 : UK Hardback
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Title: One Pair of Hands
Author(s): Monica Dickens
ISBN: 0-85456-800-X / 978-0-85456-800-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
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Paperback Editions

September 2012 : UK Paperback

Title: One Pair of Hands
Author(s): Monica Dickens
ISBN: 1-4458-8787-8 / 978-1-4458-8787-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Paragon
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September 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: One Pair of Hands: From Upstairs to Downstairs, in this charming 1930s memoir
Author(s): Monica Dickens
ISBN: 0-09-194468-6 / 978-0-09-194468-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ebury Press
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July 1988 : USA Paperback
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Title: One Pair of Hands
Author(s): Monica Dickens
ISBN: 0-89733-304-7 / 978-0-89733-304-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
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June 1995 : UK Paperback

Title: One Pair of Hands
Author(s): Monica Dickens
ISBN: 0-7451-2600-6 / 978-0-7451-2600-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Press
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October 1994 : USA Paperback
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Title: One Pair of Hands (Thorndike Large Print General Series)
Author(s): Monica Dickens
ISBN: 0-7862-0249-1 / 978-0-7862-0249-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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January 1961 : UK Paperback
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Title: One Pair of Hands
Author(s): Monica Dickens
ISBN: 0-14-001535-3 / 978-0-14-001535-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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Audio Editions

May 2014 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: One Pair Of Hands
Author(s): Monica Dickens
ISBN: 1-4079-4918-7 / 978-1-4079-4918-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
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May 2014 : UK Audio CD

Title: One Pair Of Hands
Author(s): Monica Dickens
ISBN: 1-4079-4919-5 / 978-1-4079-4919-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
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May 2014 : UK MP3 CD
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Title: One Pair Of Hands
Author(s): Monica Dickens
ISBN: 1-4079-4920-9 / 978-1-4079-4920-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
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May 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: One Pair of Hands
Author(s): Monica Dickens
Publisher: Soundings
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May 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: One Pair of Hands
Author(s): Monica Dickens
Publisher: Soundings
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October 1994 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: One Pair of Hands: Complete & Unabridged
Author(s): Monica Dickens
ISBN: 1-85089-789-1 / 978-1-85089-789-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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November 1985 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: One Pair of Hands
Author(s): Monica Dickens
ISBN: 0-8161-9887-X / 978-0-8161-9887-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: G K Hall Audio Books
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