Union Street

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Ballantine, 1984 - Fiction - 245 pages
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Tells the stories of seven women and their families living in the financially distressed area of a Northeastern industrial city in England

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User Review  - bodachliath - LibraryThing

A bleak but moving book. Pat Barker's first novel explores the lives and struggles of a group of women in the same ordinary street. Each chapter tells the story of one woman, and these stories are loosely linked. Read full review

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User Review  - lahochstetler - LibraryThing

Barker's book looks at the lives of women in a working-class neighborhood in northern England. Seven episodes examine the lives of women at every stage of life, from childhood to old age. It offers an ... Read full review


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About the author (1984)

Pat Barker's most recent novel is Another World (FSG, 1999). She is also the author of the highly acclaimed Regeneration trilogy: Regeneration; The Eye in the Door, winner of the 1993 Guardian Fiction Prize; and The Ghost Road, winner of the 1996 Booker Prize. She lives in England.

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