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Poor Cow

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781844089819

Price: £8.99

ON SALE: 1st August 2013

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Classic Fiction (pre C 1945)

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Joy – also called Blossom, Sunshine and Blondie by the men in her life – walks down Fulham Broadway carrying her week-old baby, Jonny. She is twenty-one, with bleached hair, high suede shoes, and a head full of dreams. Her husband Tom is a thief and on the proceeds of a job they move to a luxury flat – ‘the world was our oyster and we chose Ruislip’. Then Tom is sent to prison, leaving Joy and Jonny to move in with Auntie Emm. This is Joy’s story: an exuberant, pink-lipsticked, tale of London life, love and young motherhood in the sixties…

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