Автор: Helen Forrester Название: Lemon Tree, The ISBN: 0006177484 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780006177487 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Цена: 1378 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A compelling novel of Liverpool and Canada, from the bestselling author of Liverpool Daisy, Three Women of Liverpool and Thursday's Child. For Helena Al-Khoury, life as an immigrant has been full of loneliness and despair. On the long road that has taken her from her family home in the Lebanon to the bustling port of Liverpool, the slums of Chicago, and finally to the Canadian wilderness, the struggle to overcome heartbreak, loss and cruel hardship has taken a heavy toll. Now, at last, with the constant support of Joe, her devoted lover, she has developed into a strong, independent woman. When unexpected circumstances take her back across the Atlantic to Liverpool, Helena is offered the chance to take over the family business, and to become a success in her own right. Yet with her love far away on another continent, she feels torn apart. Soon the tragedies of the past and the challenges of the future threaten to overwhelm her...
Автор: Helen Forrester Название: By the Waters of Liverpool ISBN: 000636540X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780006365402 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Рейтинг: Цена: 643 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The third volume in the classic story of Helen Forrester's childhood and adolescence in poverty-stricken Liverpool during the 1930s. Helen has managed to achieve a small measure of independence. At seventeen, she has fought and won two bitter battles with her parents, the first for the right to educate herself at evening classes, the second for the right to go out to work. Her parents are still as financially irresponsible as ever, wasting money while their children lack blankets, let alone proper beds, but for Helen the future is brightening as she begins to make friends her own age and to develop some social life outside the home. At twenty, still never kissed by a lover, Helen meets Harry, a strong, tall seaman, and falls in love...
Автор: Helen Forrester Название: Cuppa Tea and an Aspirin, A ISBN: 0007156944 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780007156948 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Рейтинг: Цена: 1378 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A powerful new novel, heart-breaking but ultimately uplifting, from the author of the classic Twopence to Cross The Mersey. Life in a Liverpool tenement block during the Great Depression is a grim struggle for Martha Connelly and her poverty-stricken family, as every day renews the threat of homelessness, hunger and disease. Family warmth remains constant however, despite the misery and disquiet of the slum surroundings, and the indomitible neighbourhood puts up a relentless fight for survival. Helen Forrester's poignant novel relays bleakness and hardships, but celebrates also the spirit of unified hope and the restorative values of the close-knit community.
Автор: Forrester Elizabeth Название: How to Deal with OCD ISBN: 1473601312 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781473601314 Издательство: Little, Brown Рейтинг: Цена: 1011 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A practical and supportive guide to dealing with OCD that will help you transform your daily life using cognitive behavioral therapy.
Автор: Helen Forrester Название: Yes, Mama ISBN: 0006174701 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780006174707 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Рейтинг: Цена: 1378 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: From the author of four bestselling autobiographies and a number of equally successful novels, comes another moving tale. A triumph of innocence over hypocrisy...Alicia Woodman was born into a home that should have been filled with comfort and joy. Her mother Elizabeth was bright and vivacious, Humphrey Woodman was a prosperous businessman. But Alicia was not Humphrey's child and he would have nothing to do with her, and before long Elizabeth, too, turned her back on her daughter. It was left to Polly Ford, widow of a dock labourer, to bring Alicia up, to teach her to say 'Yes, Mama' and to give the child the love she so desperately needed. In a hypocritical society full of thin-lipped disapproval, Alicia would learn that the human spirit can soar over adversity and that, though blood may be thicker than water, love is the most powerful relationship of all...
Автор: Helen Forrester Название: Three Women of Liverpool ISBN: 0006170110 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780006170112 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Рейтинг: Цена: 1378 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Liverpool, May 1941. The worst week of the Blitz. Helen Forrester produces another moving novel set on Merseyside. An extraordinary story of three brave women, each trying in her own way to deal with the brutal tide of destruction brought on by the air raids of the Second World War. There is Ellen -- whose home is destroyed by bombs; Gwen, whose family absorbs all her time and energy; and Emmie, whose only fears are for the safety of her merchant seaman fiance, far away in the South Atlantic. None of them were prepared for what would follow, when the air raid siren sounded for the first time on 1 May, 1941...
Автор: Forrester Helen Название: Twopence to Cross the Mersey ISBN: 0007279787 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780007279784 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Рейтинг: Цена: 827 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: `Twopence to Cross the Mersey` and `Liverpool Miss`. The first and second parts of Helen Forrester`s poignant autobiography. When Helen`s father went bankrupt in 1930, she and her six siblings left their middle-class life for the utmost destitution in Depression-ridden Liverpool. The running of the household and the care of her younger siblings all fell to 12-year-old Helen. In slum surroundings, with little food or support from her feckless parents, she was forced on her own resources. Told with compassion, humour and a remarkable lack of self-pity, this is a fascinating picture of life before the Welfare State and the moving story of one young girl`s courage.
Автор: Forrester Helen Название: Twopence to Cross the Mersey ISBN: 0008180962 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780008180966 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Рейтинг: Цена: 827 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: This major best-selling memoir of a poverty-stricken childhood in Liverpool is one of the most harrowing but uplifting books you will ever read.
Автор: Forrester, James Название: Sacred treason ISBN: 0755356020 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780755356027 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 1195 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Forrester, Margaret Название: Cat who decided ISBN: 0863156126 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780863156120 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 648 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Why does nobody want the mixter-maxter kitten? The little stripey cat is on a journey. He is sent from the farm to the city and passed from owner to owner. No one seems to love him for just being him. Once he moves into the tall house in Edinburgh and finds his name - Mac - life gets more interesting.
Автор: Helen Forrester Название: Twopence to Cross the Mersey ISBN: 0006361684 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780006361688 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Рейтинг: Цена: 1378 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: When Helen Forrster's father went bankrupt in 1930 she and her six siblings were forced from comfortable middle-class life in southern England to utmost poverty in the Depression-ridden North. Her parents more or less collapsed under the strain, father spending hours in search of non-existent work, or in the dole queue, mother on the verge of a breakdown and striving to find and keep part-time jobs. The running of the household, in slum surroundings and with little food, the care of the younger children, all fell on twelve-year-old Helen. Unable to attend school, Helen's fear that she was to be trapped forever as druge and housekeeper caused her to despair at times. But she was determined to have a chance asn struggled, despite her parents to gain an education.
Автор: Helen Forrester Название: Liverpool Basque, The ISBN: 0006473342 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780006473343 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Цена: 551 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Another moving and heart-warming tale set in Merseyside from the author of Twopence to Cross the Mersey. In the early years of this century, many Basques
left their homeland in the Pyrenees, between France and Spain, to seek a better life in the New World. Most passed through the great port of Liverpool on their way.
family of little Manuel Echaniz stayed. The Liverpool Basque is the story of Manuel's childhood and coming of age in the teeming streets of the Mersey docklands. It is a story of
poverty, comradeship, hardship and generosity.
Brought up by women while the men are at sea, Manuel grows up with a fierce pride in his heritage and a powerful will to
survive in an era of deprivation and unemployment. Against all odds, he gets himself an education of sorts and sets off on the long voyage of his life.
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