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The glovemaker's daughter

Fleming, Leah2018
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1666. A child is born in the farmhouse at Windebank, in the West Riding of Yorkshire. Named Rejoice (Joy) by her dying father, Joy grows up witness to the persecution of the farming community for following a banned faith. Defying the authority of the local priest, she joins a group of Yorkshire pioneers travelling to the New World to form a colony close to Philadelphia - a passionate, rebellious and courageous woman fighting against the constraints of the time. Will she find peace and love? 2014. A leather-bound book is found buried in the walls of the Meeting House in Good Hope, Pennsylvania. Its details trace the owner back to a Yorkshire farm in the Dales. And so a correspondence begins between Rachel Moorside and the man who found the journal, Sam Storer, as Rachel uncovers the tumultuous secrets of her family's history.
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The glovemaker's daughter / by Leah Fleming.
Large print edition.
Long Preston, England : Magna, 2018.©2017.
464 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Standard print edition originally published: London: Simon & Schuster, 2017.
9780750546362 (hardback)
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