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The Tale of a Cheltenham Lady

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This is a memoir charting a woman's life from a Cheltenham childhood and her education in the fifties to the present day, which is interwoven with the story of an impossibly difficult mother/daughter relationship which will intrigue the reader.
Paperback, 128 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Troubador Publishing
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Lisa
Nov 22, 2012 Lisa added it
This is a charming and relaxing read about a girl who struggled with relative poverty and a conflicted relationship with her mother and rose above both to become a 'Cheltenham Lady'.

Elizabeth Gillard grew up in a small, stuffy flat overlooking a square in Cheltenham with two rather odd parents. She was lucky enough to have a wealthy relative who sent her to Cheltenham Ladies' College. She enjoyed attending, although she felt inferior compared with the richer girls.

She then studied nursing in the
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