The Girl from Leam Lane: The Life and Writing of Catherine Cookson

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Catherine Cookson was born 100 years ago in a run-down area on the south bank of the Tyne. Forty-four years later her dA(c)but novel, Kate Hannigan , established her as a bestselling storyteller of rare talent. But what readers didn't realise was that Kate Hannigan also represented the first step of the author's triumph over a nervous breakdown and a period of confinement in a mental asylum. Still in the throes of her illness, she was transforming her fears out of necessity through her art. Piers Dudgeon was granted ...

The Girl from Leam Lane: The Life and Writing of Catherine Cookson 2007, Headline Book Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780755314980

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The Girl from Leam Lane: The Life and Writing of Catherine Cookson 2006, Headline Book Publishing

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The Girl from Leam Lane: The Life and Writing of Catherine Cookson 1998, Headline Book Publishing, London, England

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