Rich Girl, Poor Girl (Paperback)

Eileen Ramsay

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1888-1923, Dundee Upper-class Lucy Graham has always been highly intelligent and fiercely independent. When she tells her parents of her plans to follow her dream of becoming a doctor instead of marrying and having children, her mother refuses to acknowledge her wishes, seeing her decision as an embarrassment to the family. Meanwhile, in a poorer district of Dundee, Rosie Nesbitt lives a difficult life with her mother and siblings in a house that is too small for all of of them. Equally intelligent, Rosie decides that she wants to become a doctor and create a life for herself that is better than the one she has had growing up. She, too, faces issues - albeit different ones from those of Lucy - and she and her family must fight and make sacrifices for her to receive the education she needs. As the two girls' paths cross, their chosen career isn't the only thing they have in common. They first meet at a party hosted by Kier Anderson-Howard, a potential husband for Lucy, but an eligible man who has his sights set on Rosie. As war approaches, Lucy's and Rosie's lives become complicated by love and loss, and the paths leading to their goals testing their resolves to the limit.


Product Details

  • Product code: AXAZY
  • ISBN: 9781785762222
  • Publisher: Zaffre Publishing
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.7cm x 12.8cm
  • Pages: 464
  • Publish date: Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 GMT 2017
  • Book points: 5

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