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The miseducation of Evie Epworth / Matson Taylor.

The miseducation of Evie Epworth / Matson Taylor.
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Adult Fiction Quick Browse   Double Bay . *, Quick Browse .  
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Adult Fiction   Paddington . Available .  
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ISBN 9781471190810 (paperback)
1471190811 (paperback)
Author Taylor, Matson author
Title The miseducation of Evie Epworth / Matson Taylor.
Publisher/Date London : Scribner, 2020.
©2020
Pagination etc. 359 pages ; 24 cm.
Summary Note July, 1962. Sixteen year-old Evie Epworth stands on the cusp of womanhood. But what kind of a woman will she become? The fastest milk bottle-delivery girl in East Yorkshire, Evie is tall as a tree and hot as the desert sand. She dreams of an independent life lived under the bright lights of London (or Leeds). The two posters of Adam Faith on her bedroom wall ('brooding Adam' and 'sophisticated Adam') offer wise counsel about a future beyond rural East Yorkshire. Her role models are Charlotte Bronte, Shirley MacLaine and the Queen. But, before she can decide on a career, she must first deal with the malign presence of her future step-mother, the manipulative and money-grubbing Christine. If Evie can rescue her bereaved father, Arthur, from Christine's pink and over-perfumed clutches, and save the farmhouse from being sold off then maybe she can move on with her own life and finally work out exactly who it is she is meant to be.
Subject Teenage girls -- Fiction
Fathers and daughters -- Fiction
Nineteen sixties
Yorkshire (England) -- Fiction
Bildungsromans.
Shelf Location F TAYL
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