Annie: A moving saga of poverty, fortitude and undying hope

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When Charlie Higgins is unfairly dismissed from his job in a Leicester shoe factory his family become crippled by poverty. Refusing to surrender to her husband's misfortunes, Annie manages to keep food on the table and faith in their hearts. Until tragedy strikes again.

With the threat of the workhouse looming over them, Annie and her young son Georgie seek refuge with their only relatives: the Burbages - a family they have never met and know nothing about. Adapting to farmlife is a gruelling experience for Annie and Georgie, but hard work and cheerfulness earn them respect. But at the back of Annie's mind, she knows that one day she must return to Leicester to confront the memories she has left behind and begin a new life for herself and her son...

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The gripping tale of a woman's struggles against poverty and hardship to create a better life for herself and her son

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A gripping, well-written Leicestershire saga which will have widespread appeal When Charlie Higgins is unfairly dismissed from his job in a Leicester shoe factory his family become crippled by poverty. Refusing to surrender to her husband's misfortunes, Annie manages to keep food on the table and faith in their hearts. Until tragedy strikes again. With the threat of the workhouse looming over them, Annie and her young son Georgie seek refuge with their only relatives: the Burbages - a family they have never met and know nothing about. At Meadowfield Farm, sweet-natured Archie is overjoyed that he has such a beautiful young niece, but his scheming wife Kath sees Annie as an intruder she would rather be without. Adapting to farmlife is a gruelling experience for Annie and Georgie, but hard work and cheerfulness earn them respect. But at the back of her mind she knows that one day she must return to Leicester to confront the memories she has left behind and begin a new life for herself and her son...

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