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Caddie [electronic resource] / Dymphna Cusack, Catherine Edmonds.

By: Cusack, Dymphna.
Contributor(s): Edmonds, Catherine.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [Sydney] : Angus & Robertson, 2015ISBN: 9781460700044.Subject(s): Cocktail servers -- Australia -- BiographyOnline resources: Access eBook online Summary: Left without money, and with two young children to fend for, Caddie set out to make a new life by working at the only job she could find - behind the bar of a hotel. This is the true story of a desperate struggle against the almost overwhelming hardships of the Great Depression, against bad rooming-houses, bed bugs and illness, against exploitation and the lawless corruption of her working environment. But the story of Caddie is more than a story of survival. It is the story of a mother's love for her children and of her willingness to sacrifice everything for them. It is a story of courage shown by a woman who knew loneliness, hunger and despair but refused to be self-pitying or invite the pity of others. It is a story of heart-warming and inspiring triumph.
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Left without money, and with two young children to fend for, Caddie set out to make a new life by working at the only job she could find - behind the bar of a hotel. This is the true story of a desperate struggle against the almost overwhelming hardships of the Great Depression, against bad rooming-houses, bed bugs and illness, against exploitation and the lawless corruption of her working environment. But the story of Caddie is more than a story of survival. It is the story of a mother's love for her children and of her willingness to sacrifice everything for them. It is a story of courage shown by a woman who knew loneliness, hunger and despair but refused to be self-pitying or invite the pity of others. It is a story of heart-warming and inspiring triumph.

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