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A Penny Dip

(2005)
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Number One bestselling author, Meg Hutchinson, paints a moving portrait of a Black Country girlhood in her moving memoirs. One of five sisters, Margaret Rose Astbury grew up in Wednesbury during the first half of the twentieth century. Despite the constant struggle to make ends meet, and the hardship and worry of wartime, life in the Black Country was not all doom and gloom. In the crowded terraced houses and teeming communal yards, there was love and laughter aplenty. With no money to spare for toys, the Astbury girls had to make their own amusement, whether it be street games or a backyard panto. Meg was no angel, and was often 'up to her armpits in mischief'. But she knew she could rely on her sisters to stick up for her - and her mom and dad were too soft-hearted to punish any of their beloved daughters. With all the humour and narrative skill that have made her novels bestsellers, Meg Hutchinson paints a loving portrait of family life in a more innocent age.



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Hardback Editions

September 2006 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Penny Dip
Author(s): Meg Hutchinson
ISBN: 0-7505-2557-6 / 978-0-7505-2557-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Large Print Books
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September 2005 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Penny Dip: My Black Country Girlhood
Author(s): Meg Hutchinson
ISBN: 0-340-83757-8 / 978-0-340-83757-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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Paperback Editions

April 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Penny Dip: My Black Country Girlhood
Author(s): Meg Hutchinson
ISBN: 0-340-83758-6 / 978-0-340-83758-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


September 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Penny Dip: My Black Country Girlhood
Author(s): Meg Hutchinson
ISBN: 0-340-83759-4 / 978-0-340-83759-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

November 2005 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: A Penny Dip
Author(s): Meg Hutchinson
ISBN: 1-84559-282-4 / 978-1-84559-282-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


November 2005 : UK Audio CD

Title: A Penny Dip
Author(s): Meg Hutchinson
ISBN: 1-84559-305-7 / 978-1-84559-305-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

March 2010 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Penny Dip
Author(s): Meg Hutchinson
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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March 2010 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Penny Dip: My Black Country Girlhood
Author(s): Meg Hutchinson
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon UK