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English

A place of safety

Caroline Graham (author)

A place of safety

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Title
A place of safety
Author
Caroline Graham
Language
English
Publisher
London: Headline, 1999 | Other editions
278 p.
ISBN
0-7472-2340-8

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About Caroline Graham

Caroline Graham (born 17 July 1931) is an English playwright, screenwriter and novelist.

Early life and education

Graham was born in Nuneaton, Warwickshire to a working-class family, and attended Nuneaton High School for Girls where her English teacher encouraged her to write. Graham's mother died when she was six and her father remarried when she was 13. At the age of 14, she left school and went to work in Courtaulds Mill as a wefter.

She served in the Women's Royal Naval Service from 1953 to 1955 but eventually ran away because she hated it. She met up with her airforce penpal, Graham Cameron, whom she later married. The couple moved to France, living in a mews house at Versailles where Cameron was stationed as part of his work for the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe. She had attended ballet school for three years during their stay in France. After some time, th…Read more on Wikipedia