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Troubled Waters

  • Author: Margaret Cornish
  • Binding: Paperback
troubled waters

The story of a scheme hatched by the government during the dark days of the second world war, by way of recruiting young girls to crew canal carrying boats whilst the menfolk were away fighting at the front.Troubled Waters chronicles the wartime experiences of Margaret Cornish as she became one of a select group of ladies known as "Idle Women".

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