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The Resource Motherwell : a girlhood, Deborah Orr

Motherwell : a girlhood, Deborah Orr

Label
Motherwell : a girlhood
Title
Motherwell
Title remainder
a girlhood
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Orr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Just shy of 18, Deborah Orr left Motherwell - the town she both loved and hated - to go to university. It was a decision her mother railed against from the moment the idea was raised. Win had very little agency in the world, every choice was determined by the men in her life. And strangely, she wanted the same for her daughter. Attending university wasn't for the likes of the Orr family. Worse still, it would mean leaving Win behind - and Win wanted Deborah with her at all times, rather like she wanted her arm with her at all times. But while she managed to escape, Deborah's severing from her family was only superficial. She continued to travel back to Motherwell, fantasising about the day that Win might come to accept her as good enough. Though of course it was never meant to be
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-2019
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Orr, Deborah
Dewey number
  • 070.9'2
  • 070.9'2
  • 070.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orr, Deborah
  • Women journalists
  • Journalists
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Motherwell (Scotland)
  • Biography
Label
Motherwell : a girlhood, Deborah Orr
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781474611459
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9781474611459
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Motherwell : a girlhood, Deborah Orr
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781474611459
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9781474611459
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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