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Publisher Description

A compelling Liverpool story of deep emotion and tangled family relationships which hide a dreadful secret.

Alice Lacey couldn't be more different from her sister-in-law, Cora. Alice is married to John, Cora to his hapless younger brother Billie. Both women give birth to sons on one chaotic night in 1940. It is Cora's jealousy and resentment that prompts her to swap her puny baby for Alice's beautiful son.

With Alice's marriage in tatters, she borrows money from Cora in order to purchase the lease of the tiny hairdresser where she works. Alice is talented; the business thrives and a chain of salons becomes Laceys of Liverpool. The relationships between the cousins Cormac and Maurice, their parents, Alice's three girls and their eventual husbands and children, combine to give a unique picture of Liverpool in the last sixty years of the twentieth century.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2010
September 9
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
512
Pages
PUBLISHER
Orion
SELLER
Hachette Digital, Inc.
SIZE
2.2
MB

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