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The maid's room
The maid's room
Mitchell, Fiona2018
Sisters Dolly and Tala have never felt further from home. In the blistering heat of Singapore, they spend their days enabling ex-pats to have lives they could never afford for themselves. Even though she has little freedom, Dolly can just about live with her job if it means she's able to support her beloved young daughter back in the Philippines. One day - if she's lucky - Dolly may even be able to go back and see her. Tala, however, just can't keep her mouth shut about the restrictive, archaic rules maids are forced to abide by on pain of deportation. She risks everything to help her fellow maids, who have struggled to have their voices heard for far too long. In a world where domestic workers are treated so poorly, 'The Maid's Room' explores how women can come together to change each other's lives, and be the architects of their own futures.
Main title:
The maid's room / Fiona Mitchell.
Large print edition.
Rearsby, Leicester : WF Howes Ltd, 2018.©2017.
409 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Standard print edition originally published: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2017.
9781528812627 (pbk)
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryLarge PrintLP MITCOnloan - Due: 12 Mar 2021