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A distant dream [large print] /Pam Evans.

by Evans, Pamela [author.].
Publisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2014Edition: Large print edition.Description: 424 p. (large print) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781444818772 (hbk.); 1444818775.Subject(s): World War II, 1939-1945 -- England -- London -- Fiction | London (England) -- History -- 1900s (20th century) -- Fiction | Interpersonal relations -- FictionGenre/Form: Family -- Fiction -- Genre | Large type books.Summary: It is 1936 and, having endured the worst of the Depression, May Stubbs and her family hope for a brighter future. But then May contracts the dreaded tuberculosis and she is sent away to the country to recover. Being separated from her best friend, Betty Lane, and her childhood sweetheart, George Bailey, is hard for May but she makes new friends who encourage her to fight off her illness. It is only on her return home that the enormity of what has happened while she's been away hits her. There are times when May's happiness seems nothing but a distant dream, and when war breaks out she must learn to forgive and forget in order to survive...
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It is 1936 and, having endured the worst of the Depression, May Stubbs and her family hope for a brighter future. But then May contracts the dreaded tuberculosis and she is sent away to the country to recover. Being separated from her best friend, Betty Lane, and her childhood sweetheart, George Bailey, is hard for May but she makes new friends who encourage her to fight off her illness. It is only on her return home that the enormity of what has happened while she's been away hits her. There are times when May's happiness seems nothing but a distant dream, and when war breaks out she must learn to forgive and forget in order to survive...

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