Rose and her stepmother Flo live in Hanratty - across the bridge from the "good" part of town. Rose, alternately fascinated and appalled by the rude energy of the people around her, grows up nursing her hope of outgrowing her humble beginnings and plotting to escape to university.

Who Do You Think You are 1996, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140241587

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Who Do You Think You Are? 1979, Dutton Books

ISBN-13: 9780772301031

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