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The Bird Flies High Maggie Craig

The Bird Flies High

Maggie Craig

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448 pages
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Grinding poverty and violence are an everyday part of life in Glasgows slums during the 1920s. No one is more aware of this than Josie Collins whose mothers death has left her alone with her abusive father. But Josie has a dream that one day shellMoreGrinding poverty and violence are an everyday part of life in Glasgows slums during the 1920s. No one is more aware of this than Josie Collins whose mothers death has left her alone with her abusive father. But Josie has a dream that one day shell escape and become a reporter for one of the citys newspapers. Geographically its not a big move but socially its a million miles. However disaster strikes when Josie reaches sixteen. She is taken advantage of and left facing an unwanted pregnancy. Forced to give up her baby, she starts a new life under her mothers maiden name. After a long struggle, Josie achieves her dream and even enjoys a close friendship with a male colleague. But, just when Josie starts to trust the happiness shes found, the past catches up with her, threatening everything she has worked so hard to achieve.