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The Liverpool matchgirl / Lyn Andrews.

by Andrews, Lyn [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England Headline 2018Description: 359 pages ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781472228758; 1472228758.Other title: Liverpool match girl.Subject(s): Families -- Fiction | Liverpool (England) -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Fiction | Orphans -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction.DDC classification: 823.92 Summary: Liverpool, 1901. The Tempest family is all but destitute, barely able to put food on the table. Thirteen-year-old Lizzie knows that she must find work to keep herself off the streets. In a stroke of luck, she gets a job in the match factory, and foreman George Rutherford takes her under his wing. A new home for her with the Rutherfords promises the safe haven that she has so desperately craved, but it is not all that she hoped it would be. Lizzie's fight has just begun for an independent future and the man she comes to love.
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Liverpool, 1901. The Tempest family is all but destitute, barely able to put food on the table. Thirteen-year-old Lizzie knows that she must find work to keep herself off the streets. In a stroke of luck, she gets a job in the match factory, and foreman George Rutherford takes her under his wing. A new home for her with the Rutherfords promises the safe haven that she has so desperately craved, but it is not all that she hoped it would be. Lizzie's fight has just begun for an independent future and the man she comes to love.

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