Prelims missing. Rubbing to edges and corners bumped.
Summer 1947 - the second year of world peace.
Elsie is still fighting a war.
Against a vicious bully.
Against the indifference of her father.
Against being the scholarship girl at the girls' grammar school.
But Elsie fights back ...
In this rich and dramatic story of repertory theatre and family life, Michelle Magorian's warmth, sense of humour and gift for understanding both the vulnerability and strength of her characters in unsurpassed.
Sequel to Cuckoo in the Nest