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    • ISBN:9781444718591
    • Publication date:09 Feb 2011

A Handful of Silver

By Meg Hutchinson

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Esther Kerral survives the bitter disappointment of an arranged marriage to find true love at last

Ezra Cosmore sentences his son, Morgan, to a loveless marriage with wheelchair-bound Esther Kerral, believing the girl will bring with her a dowry to save his failing business. But Morgan's affections have long lain in another, perverse, direction and poor Esther must struggle as best as she can not only to find happiness, but also to build a business of her own. It takes courage and determination, but Esther triumphs over her disability, is reconciled with her father - and at last finds a man who is worthy of her.

Biographical Notes

Meg Hutchinson lived for sixty years in Wednesbury, where her parents and grandparents spent all their lives. Her passion for storytelling reaped dividends, with her novels regularly appearing in bestseller lists. She was the undisputed queen of the clogs and shawls saga. Passionate about history, her meticulous research provided an authentic context to the action-packed narratives set in the Black Country. She died in February 2010.

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  • ISBN: 9780340675182
  • Publication date: 01 Jan 1998
  • Page count: 400
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks

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