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A Will and a Way

3.5  ·  Rating Details ·  2 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
City girl Pamela goes to elite Garthmore School.
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published 1926 by Ward Lock
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Jun 08, 2013 Kirsti rated it it was amazing
At first I wasn't sure I was going to like this one. I was feeling a little disgruntled at the message the author seemed to convey; that Pamela, who had put in two years hard work, did not deserve a chance to make something of her life because it meant stepping over others, and her family had to compare her life to their own. That there were elements of selfish thoughts in her personality I had no doubt, but she was also a hard worker and fair, and it just annoyed me when she has to give it all ...more
Jan 03, 2011 Carolynne rated it it was ok
Pamela leaves her dreary urban home behind by winning a scholarship to upper-class Garthmore School. But she learns her family may need her more. Moral story laid on a bit too thick.
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Born in Highgate, North London, in 1890, prolific English children's author Doris Alice Pocock was the daughter of solicitor Noël Pocock, and his wife Alice Topham, herself the daughter of painter F.W. Topham. Educated at home, she had a somewhat sheltered childhood. After the death of her father in 1907, Pocock and her mother moved to Bexhill, Sussex, where she pursued her interest in painting, ...more
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