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Year of the Virgins by Catherine Cookson

Year of the Virgins (1993)

by Catherine Cookson

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It had never been the best of marriages, yet in the autumn of 1960, Winifred and Daniel Coulson still presented an acceptable family facade to the outside world. There was something potentially explosive just the below the surface of life at Wearcill House. it came in an unforseeable form. ( )
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Struggling to maintain a facade of family harmony for the sake of their religious beliefs and three grown children, Winifred and Daniel Coulson begin a legacy in which their youngest son, Donald, must choose between the values of the past and present. 30,000 first printing.

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In England a possessive mother, Winifred Coulson, escapes from a mental asylum to inflict havoc on her family. The objects of her fury are her daughter-in-law, who stole Winifred's son in marriage, and Winifred's husband who is unfaithful. By the author of The Maltese Angel.… (more)

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