In 1870, the Allen family are shawl weavers. But mechanization is pricing the hand work out of the market and times are hard. Against this background the young family is growing up fast - clever Dougie, Meg, dreamy Elsie and jealous flighty Bella.
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Isobel Neil grew up in Paisley. She has made an intensive study of the history of the town and its surroundings, and has set many of her stories there. She studied at the Paisley School of Music before going on to teach the subject, and she has acted on radio and television. Now a widow, she lives in Edinburgh.
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Book Description Fontana, London, 1992. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Reprint. 12mo. Novel set in Kilbarchan, among a family of shawl makers.Spine creased. Bookseller Inventory # 33563
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