Motherwell: A Girlhood

February 19, 2020 - Comment

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Anonymous says:

Very good imagination! Know this lady growing up and most of this book should be in the fiction section. It has obviously been embellished for the sake of sales!

Anonymous says:

This is an engrossing and thought-provoking read: moving, shocking, funny and uplifting. ‘Motherwell’, Deborah Orr’s memoir of her formative years in this town and her later escape to university and beyond, is a searing, honest and incredibly moving account of a child of the 60s and teenager of the 70s. Many of the political references and domestic detail cast me back to my own, albeit different, youth and, for these details alone, this may well be a fascinating read for our children’s generation as well. How they might wonder at our naivety, our pleasure over the most basic of…

Anonymous says:

Brilliant I loved this book; having lived in Scotland I knew so well how things worked there and it brought back so many memories. Bitter sweet too, success in the face of personal and family trauma.

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