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A Proper Woman Lillian Beckwith

A Proper Woman

Lillian Beckwith

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ISBN : 9780312291884
Paperback
192 pages
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You looked for a moment as if you might be going to smile at me, he remarked. But I see I was mistaken- I suspect your smiles are precious and you hoard them so they are seen only by very special people.Anna is a child living in a remoteMoreYou looked for a moment as if you might be going to smile at me, he remarked. But I see I was mistaken- I suspect your smiles are precious and you hoard them so they are seen only by very special people.Anna is a child living in a remote Hebridean community when she meets the enigmatic and romantic Jimmy Pearl. She carries the memory of their meeting through to adult life - a life that is full of hardships. Annas parents die and her brother and his wife sell the family croft, forcing Anna into a loveless marriage with the heartless Fergus. Anna, however, doesnt reckon on the return of Jimmy Pearl . . .