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Hattie's Home

Narrated by: Anne Dover
Length: 15 hrs
Categories: Fiction, Historical
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Publisher's Summary

Hattie finds herself relegated to the factory floor on her return from the war. Her workmates are unforgiving at Hattie's attempt to raise herself up, and she is soon ostracised. After journeying to Australia to marry her husband, Clara is betrayed and returns penniless, homeless and trying to raise a child alone.

Lou's daughter and parents are killed by a bomb blast. By day she works at the factory; by night she roams the bomb sites, half mad with grief. These women forge a bond that will ultimately allow them to find hope.

©2017 Mary Gibson (P)2018 W.F. Howes Ltd

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"This wonderfully descriptive book is a must-read." ( OK Magazine)

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  • Mouse2560
  • 27-03-2018

Hattie’s Home

Excellent read, got to be my favourite of Mary Gibson books so far
Loved each the every character and storyline had me captured from start to finish
It was wonderfully narrated by Anne Dover
Who always manages to bring each character to life.
Would loved to hear more about Hattie and her friends

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  • Reikimaster 123
  • 31-03-2018

Heartwarming

I felt that I was in the story myself.
I loved all the characters except the Harpers, especially Lennie. Ronnie stole my heart. I wanted to get to the end to find out what happens but hated it when I did!
I would highly recommend this book.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 28-01-2018

A great book

I found it difficult to get into this book, but I loved it by the end

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  • june barran
  • 04-02-2018

lovely story

AnnDover is an amazing narrator, a lovely story,and I really enjoyed it from start to finish.

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  • Charlie Carter
  • 24-01-2019

Loved it

I’ve listened to all of these stories now and low the way the characters interlace between books. I get very attached to each family and somehow she weaves her magic and I’m enthralled with a different family in a different book. Really enjoyed them.

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  • Jane Bryder
  • 24-01-2019

Just a brilliant story

What a fantastic story. I was hooked from the start. It twist and turned, ups and downs of life in post WW2. I recommend that all ages to read and listen too the book 📙 Well done to the author for have thought of the story.

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  • Michael Bankhead
  • 18-08-2018

Thoroughly enjoyable and heart warming

This was a thoroughly heart warming and enjoyable audiobook, perfect for a journey. Taking you back to a time of hardship overcome by the overwhelming love and camaraderie of friends, neighbours and strangers.

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  • Marilynn
  • 03-05-2018

very poor indeed

returned too audible, so boring. Didnt enjoy it at all. Story was poor. Shame i thought it would be better

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  • Abigails Party
  • 24-01-2018

Not For Me

This has to be the most boring book I’ve ever read or listened to. The plot is thin and predictable while the characters are uninteresting and un-engaging . It tells a story in 27 chapters that could have easily been told in 5 but for me it needn’t have been told at all. Sorry this just wasn’t my thing.

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  • JoJo
  • 18-01-2018

LOVED IT!!

Really exciting... loved it. Working my way through all Anne Dover narrated book. Beautifully written... more like a good film really. xx