Joan Eadith A Very Loud Voice

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A Very Loud Voice

 
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In 1920, eight-year-old Inga Abbott lives with her mother and grandmother in a large house in Sale, near Manchester. When her mother causes scandal by running away with a married man, Inga is left alone with only her pushy grandmother for company. Margot is determined to make something of her granddaughter and constantly enters her for singing competitions, hoping to make something of Inga's very loud voice. As she grows up, Inga is reunited with her mother, and prefers to stay with her in the poorer area of town, with her new half brother, Ralphie, than to be with her domineering grandmother. But a terrible accident lands the burden of family responsibility squarely on her shoulders.


Stumbling into womanhood, Inga eventually finds hope in the talent she has denied for so long. Singing not for stardom but survival, her rough voice now a thing of beauty, Inga discovers that music may indeed be the food of love ...

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Praise for DASIA 'Written with warmth and feeling' -- JOSEPHINE COX

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* Turn of the century family drama set in the north of England.

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