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Salt of the Earth

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781409126607

Price: £4.49

ON SALE: 26th July 2012

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Sagas

The first novel in the wonderful East End saga from the author of UP OUR STREET

Becky Taylor is born the last of seven children into a poor working class family during the heyday of the Industrial Revolution. Her mother is exhausted by poverty and child-bearing; her father has given the best years of his life to Worrells salt works as a miner. But in spite of the hardships, Becky grows up in a family full of warmth, loyalty and determination.

Spanning twenty, this is at once a family saga and a story of the indomitable working class spirit; it is also the story of a beautiful women who is determined to rise about her origins and lead a better life. Her challenge is to achieve her dreams without losing the friends and family to whom she owes everything.