A tale of hardship and social injustice, Miss Purdy's Class by Annie Murray is a heartfelt saga with strong emotional relationships at its heart.In the New Year of 1936, Gwen Purdy, aged twenty-one, leaves her home to become a schoolteacher in a poor area of Birmingham. Her parents are horrified, but she has the support of her fiance, a recently ordained clergyman. Her early weeks in Birmingham are an eye-opener: at the school she faces a class of fifty-two children, some of whose homes are among Birmingham's very poorest. ...

Miss Purdy's Class 2012, Pan Books, London

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Miss Purdy's Class 2006, Magna Large Print Books, Long Preston

ISBN-13: 9780750524575

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Miss Purdy's Class 2005, Pan Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780330434010

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Miss Purdy's Class 2005, Macmillan, London

ISBN-13: 9781405047890

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