Meluki's Celtic Catalog

Celtic Culture in Words and Music

The Sugar Girls

The Sugar Girls
Item# 9780007448470

Product Description

Publisher: Harper Collins UK

Author: Duncan Barrett and Nuala Calvi

In the years leading up to and after the Second World War thousands of women left school at fourteen to work in the bustling factories of Londonís East End. Despite long hours, hard and often hazardous work, factory life afforded exciting opportunities for independence, friendship and romance. Of all the factories that lined the docks, it was at Tate and Lyleís where you could earn the most generous wages and enjoy the best social life, and it was here where The Sugar Girls worked. (pb)