Family Affairs

Family Affairs

eBook - 2016
Rate this:
In the 19th century, Mary Kendal was left a widow in her early 30's when her husband, Tom, was killed in an accident on their farm in Cumberland. She had eight children between five and sixteen to rear and was worried about their finances. She decided to let out three rooms for Bed and Breakfast and evening meals and in so doing eventually met and married her second husband, Peter Allinson with whom she has six more children. She is faced with a dreadful dilemma when he proposes because if she marries him, she must move to London where he lives and leave her children on their farm in Cockermouth, Cumberland. The older children have said they will look after the younger ones so that they can stay together. Mary decides that if she goes through with this marriage that she will do her best to be a really good mother to all of them by commuting between the two homes to be there for them whenever they need her.
Publisher: [United States] : Melrose Books : Made available through hoopla, 2016
ISBN: 9781910792872
191079287X
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at GSPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top