The Family History

Holly traces her family history through census records and finds her imagination captured by glimpses into her ancestors’ lives in the crowded Thames-side streets and alleys. Early death. Bereavement. Single parenthood. Children. Life. All the parallels between her twenty-first century bereaved Canadian family and its mid-Victorian London counterpart help her to accept her own losses and move on. More

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About Jean Jardine Miller

After a long career as an advertising copywriter, developer/designer of business communications materials and researcher/editor/ghostwriter of a number of small press non-fiction books, Jean Jardine Miller is now concentrating on writing novels featuring Canadian families and the challenges they face in life. A consistently increasing audience is enjoying the first four, "Fate and Angus McGrath", "Daffodil Dancing", The Family History" and "From Ragged London to the Garden of Eden" She is currently at work on her fifth. This is, as yet untitled, and picks up some years after "From Ragged London to the Garden of Eden" following the lives of the children of Tom and Annie Denton, the young brother and sister brought to Canada from the East End of London as child immigrants in nineteenth century.

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