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The Harbour Girl

Sixteen-year-old Jeannie spends most of her time at Scarborough Harbour - she is a net mender and herring girl. When she meets Harry a fisherman from Hull she falls head-over-heels in love with him and soon finds herself pregnant. Harry’s dour grandmother tells Jeannie that they must marry despite him being out of work. They do so and begin a life in the hub of Hull’s fishing community. But it is not long before Jeannie realises she has made a terrible mistake…Jeannie gives birth to a beautiful baby boy but her husband’s grandmother dies soon afterwards. From this moment their marriage drifts apart - Harry leaves her and Jeannie is left destitue save for the occasional work on the fishing quay. (proof)

  • Published by Soundings
  • Fiction/Non-FictionFiction
  • Genre Family Saga
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 1st January 2012
  • Duration 12 Hrs. 21 Mins.
  • ISBN 9781407939964