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Diary of an Ordinary Woman

(2003)
1914-1995
A novel by

 
 
Margaret Forster presents the 'edited' diary of a woman, born in 1901, whose life spans the twentieth century. On the eve of the Great War, Millicent King begins to keep her journal and vividly records the dramas of everyday life in a family touched by war, tragedy, and money troubles. From bohemian London to Rome in the 1920s her story moves on to social work and the build-up to another war, in which she drives ambulances through the bombed streets of London. Here is twentieth-century woman in close-up coping with the tragedies and upheavals of women's lives from WWI to Greenham Common and beyond. A triumph of resolution and evocation, this is a beautifully observed story of an ordinary woman's life - a narrative where every word rings true.

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Hardback Editions

March 2003 : UK Hardback
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Title: Diary of an Ordinary Woman
Author(s): Margaret Forster
ISBN: 0-7011-7412-9 / 978-0-7011-7412-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
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Paperback Editions

March 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: Diary Of An Ordinary Woman
Author(s): Margaret Forster
ISBN: 0-09-944928-5 / 978-0-09-944928-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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Audio Editions

December 2003 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: Diary of an Ordinary Woman, 1914-1995 (Horatio Hornblower Adventures)
Author(s): Margaret Forster
ISBN: 0-7540-8447-7 / 978-0-7540-8447-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

August 2012 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Diary Of An Ordinary Woman
Author(s): Margaret Forster
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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