The Stepmother

by  Githa Sowerby

Lois Relph, a young stepmother with two stepdaughters for whom she cares deeply and her own thriving business, appears contented and in charge.

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The Stepmother

by  Githa Sowerby

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Lois Relph, a young stepmother with two stepdaughters for whom she cares deeply and her own thriving business, appears contented and in charge. But this is 1924, so does she really have control of her own money, or even her life, and what will she be able to do if things are in danger of going wrong both personally and professionally? It needs courage and determination to define what being a wife, mother and businesswoman means and it is not easy. A story whose resonance is still felt today.
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Githa Sowerby

Katherine Githa Sowerby was born in 1876 in Gateshead, England. Her first play, Rutherford & Sons, was an outstanding success when originally performed in 1912. Published under her initials G.K. Sowerby, it was assumed that the author was a man. When her true identity was revealed she became an overnight sensation. It ...

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