One Pair of Hands

  • by Monica Dickens
  • Narrated by Carole Boyd
  • 7 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Unimpressed by the world of debutante balls, Monica Dickens shocked her family by getting a job. With no experience whatsoever, she gained employment as a cook-general. Monica's cooking and cleaning skills left much to be desired, and her first few positions were short lived, but soon she started to hold her own.
Monica discovered the pleasure of daily banter with the milkman and grocer's boy, and the joy of doing an honest day's work, all the while keeping a wry eye on the childish pique of her employers. One Pair of Hands is a fascinating and thoroughly entertaining memoir of life upstairs and downstairs in the early 1930s.


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Customer Reviews

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I could listen to Carole Boyd read the phone book

I needed a simple story and this fit the bill. An amusing little story with not a lot of twists and turns.
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Read the print edition years ago

and liked it, so thought I'd try the audio edition this time. Carole Boyd was a perfect fit as narrator, truly enhancing my enjoyment of the story!
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- John S.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-01-2014
  • Publisher: Soundings