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A Rare Ruby

(2002)
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When Ruby's father returns, shell-shocked, from the front lines of the Great War, the young girl realises that things will never be the same again. Forced to leave school and help her mother wash clothes, Ruby closes the door on her childhood. When she takes a job at the local laundry, Ruby enjoys the friendship of the other women there, but there's also bitchiness and jealousy amongst the workers. At home there's growing tension with the live-in landlord as Ruby grows into an attractive woman, but not the kind who's willing to use her charms to win favours. Ruby's heart belongs to one man only, a local boy she's known all her life, but there are many battles to be fought before they start a life together...

Genre: Sagas

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Used availability for Dee Williams's A Rare Ruby

Hardback Editions

January 2003 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Rare Ruby (Charnwood Library)
Author(s): Dee Williams
ISBN: 0-7089-9416-4 / 978-0-7089-9416-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Charnwood (Large Print)
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1900 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Rare Ruby: A touching saga of the devastation of war
Author(s): Dee Williams
ISBN: 0-7472-7138-0 / 978-0-7472-7138-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
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Paperback Editions

August 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Rare Ruby: A touching saga of the devastation of war
Author(s): Dee Williams
ISBN: 0-7472-6451-1 / 978-0-7472-6451-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
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Audio Editions

January 2017 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: A Rare Ruby
Author(s): Dee Williams
ISBN: 1-4893-7735-2 / 978-1-4893-7735-7 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
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January 2017 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: A Rare Ruby
Author(s): Dee Williams
ISBN: 1-4893-7734-4 / 978-1-4893-7734-0 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


August 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Rare Ruby
Author(s): Dee Williams
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   


August 2010 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: A Rare Ruby
Author(s): Dee Williams
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


August 2010 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Rare Ruby
Author(s): Dee Williams
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


October 2002 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: A Rare Ruby
Author(s): Dee Williams
ISBN: 0-7540-0905-X / 978-0-7540-0905-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

January 2010 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Rare Ruby: A touching saga of the devastation of war
Author(s): Dee Williams
Publisher: Headline
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


January 2010 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Rare Ruby: A touching saga of the devastation of war
Author(s): Dee Williams
Publisher: Headline
Availability: Amazon CA