Union Street

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Putnam, 1983 - Fiction - 265 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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Excellent portrayal of the gritty, sobering aspects of life in London neighbourhoods during the war. The characters beautifully woven together through acts of kindness and love as well as misery ... Read full review

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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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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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