Dympna Byrne's family live on the West Coast of Ireland, her father Michael working hard in his boat. When he loses his fishing partner, the family rows about whether Dympna's brother should give up his place to study law and work in the boat. So Dympna offers to help, but is sent to Liverpool.

No Silver Spoons 1999, Arrow, London

ISBN-13: 9780099279952

Revised edition

Mass-market paperback