The Mother's Story: A Tale of Hardship and Maternal Love

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Humble beginnings, hard labor and a son who becomes an international singing sensation, this compelling memoir tells the story of growing up in a poverty-stricken era during the 1920s--a childhood of hard labor in tough conditions. In her early teens, the author was sent off to Scotland to support her parents by picking potatoes in the fields, where she was paid a pittance and forced to sleep in cowsheds. Then as a young adult, she gutted fish in Scottish ports, working outdoors in freezing winters and blistering summers. ...

The Mother's Story: A Tale of Hardship and Maternal Love 2007, Ebury Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780091918569

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