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Featherweight

Mick Kitson

(author)

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A compelling story of overcoming all the odds, and a woman centuries ahead of her time, set on the canals of nineteenth-century England
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Annie Perry is born beside the coal-muddied canals of the Black Country at the height of the industrial revolution. When her father dies, her Romi family can no longer afford to keep her, and at nine years old she is sold for six guineas to the famous and feared bare-knuckle boxer Bill Perry, the Tipton Slasher.

Bill is starting to lose his strength but insists he has one last fight in him. In fear for his life, Annie steps into the ring, fists raised in his defence. From that moment on, she will fight - for Bill and for her future.

A whole new world opens up for Annie, one of love, fortune, family and education, but also of danger. One wrong move, one misstep, and the course of her life will be changed for ever.

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Book publisherCanongate Books Ltd
Publication date6 May 2021
FormatHardback
Pages304
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