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The secret life of Dorothy Soames : a memoir / Justine Cowan.

Cowan, Justine, (author.).

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  • 5 of 7 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Derby Public Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Derby Public Library B COW (Text to phone) 34047150109271 Adult New Biography Available -

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-304).
Summary, etc.:
Documents the author's investigation into her late mother's tragic experiences as an illegitimate orphan who endured an early life of discrimination, physical abuse and harsh labor serving England's ruling class at London's infamous Foundling Hospital.
Subject: Cowan, Justine > Family.
Mothers and daughters > Biography.
Soames, Dorothy > Childhood and youth.
Orphans > England > Biography.
Abused children > England > Biography.
Girls > Institutional care > England.
Foundling Hospital (London, England) > History.
Genre: Autobiographies.
Biographies.

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