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Motherwell: a girlhood
Author: Orr, Deborah
Publication year: 2021
Media class: Paperback
Genre: Women journalists Journalists Mothers and daughters
Classification: 070.92
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2021
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781474611466
Originally published: 2020
Just shy of 18, Deborah Orr left Motherwell - the town she both loved and hated - to go to university. It was a decision her mother railed against from the moment the idea was raised. Win had very little agency in the world, every choice was determined by the men in her life. And strangely, she wanted the same for her daughter. Attending university wasn't for the likes of the Orr family. Worse still, it would mean leaving Win behind - and Win wanted Deborah with her at all times, rather like she wanted her arm with her at all times. But while she managed to escape, Deborah's severing from her family was only superficial. She continued to travel back to Motherwell, fantasising about the day that Win might come to accept her as good enough. Though, of course, it was never meant to be.
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Year 2020
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Resource type: Physical
294 pages ; 23 cm (hbk)
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