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  • Smile Though Your Heart Is Breaking Pauline Prescott with Wendy Holden
  • Pauline Prescott
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  • 15 March 2020
  • 9780007337187

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REVIEW Smile Though Your Heart Is Breaking Pauline Prescott with Wendy Holden REVIEW ´ Smile Though Your Heart Is Breaking Pauline Prescott with Wendy Holden Pauline Prescott ´ 1 REVIEW Up for adoption John received a call to say the press had tracked him down The decision to give up her son had been heart rending All these years later Pauline was overjoyed to be reunited with the child she had pined for for so long finally getting the happy ending she had dreamed of for yearsThroughout John's career Pauline has had to cope with the lack of privacy his position has afforded their family Through it all she has emerged a figure of admirationLoyal sharp good humoured and articulate Pauline has entranced the nation Now tells us her story in her own words Warm moving and at times painfully sad Pauline's autobiography is an honest account of a fascinating life This book wasn t awful necessarily and it was definitely a good storybut it reads exactly as you d expect from somebody who isn t by any stretch of the imagination a writer and who half wrotehalf dictated the story to their writer who then put it into book format The surge of the memoir trend has forced me to read through horribly written yet interesting stories than once and this falls into that category She seems like a nice enough person though

REVIEW Smile Though Your Heart Is Breaking Pauline Prescott with Wendy Holden

Smile Though Your Heart Is Breaking Pauline Prescott with Wendy Holden

REVIEW Smile Though Your Heart Is Breaking Pauline Prescott with Wendy Holden REVIEW ´ Smile Though Your Heart Is Breaking Pauline Prescott with Wendy Holden Pauline Prescott ´ 1 REVIEW NShe trained as a hairdresser and got a good job at a salon in Chester Soon afterwards she met John a dashing waiter who whisked her off her feet and married her John's dreams of becoming a union activist meant that he spent the next eight years in university It was Pauline's wages that paid for everything She never complainedJohn uickly rose through the ranks and suddenly it seemed he was the Deputy Prime Minister Pauline went almost overnight from a Hull hairdresser to a key participant at political events Always immaculate she uickly became known for her fashion style and stunning hatsBut Pauline's world was turned upside down when than forty years after she put her son This is another of my vanishing Goodreads reviews and I reviewed a paperback version that no longer exists I m a bit pissed because I threw out my review notes after reviewing it here and now I barely remember any detail in itSo a few lines only Pauline is the wife of British MP John Prescott and I enjoyed reading her book She talks about the child she had as an unmarried mother the social stigma she had to endure and having her son adopted against her wishes despite John being willing to take the boy on as his own It was a very sad and touching story She talks of life married to a well known politician and the trauma that his affair with his secretary caused and the joy of being reunited with her sonGood memoir How to Do Everything with Photoshop CS2 eBook: Colin Smith: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EUS.à r.l. key participant at political events Always immaculate she uickly became The Compelling Communicator: Mastering the Art and Science of Exceptional Presentation Design known for her fashion style and stunning hatsBut Pauline's world was turned upside down when than forty years after she put her son This is another of my vanishing Goodreads reviews and I reviewed a paperback version that no longer exists I m a bit pissed because I threw out my review notes after reviewing it here and now I barely remember any detail in itSo a few lines only Pauline is the wife of British MP John Prescott and I enjoyed reading her book She talks about the child she had as an unmarried mother the social stigma she had to endure and having her son adopted against her wishes despite John being willing to take the boy on as his own It was a very sad and touching story She talks of life married to a well All about Prayer (Salah) Activity Book (Discover Islam Sticker Activity Books) known politician and the trauma that his affair with his secretary caused and the joy of being reunited with her sonGood memoir

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REVIEW Smile Though Your Heart Is Breaking Pauline Prescott with Wendy Holden REVIEW ´ Smile Though Your Heart Is Breaking Pauline Prescott with Wendy Holden Pauline Prescott ´ 1 REVIEW A tale of Catherine Cookson esue tragedy and Northern grit Pauline Prescott's life story will shock and amazeA mother and a faithful friend Pauline is not your typical politician's wife She is immensely proud of her role as a housewife and over the near forty years she has been in the public eye she has remained discreet dignified and deeply loyalThe daughter of a bricklayer who died when she was young Pauline came from humble backgrounds At 15 she found herself pregnant by a married US serviceman Resisting all attempts to give her son up for adoption she struggled on for three years until she was finally persuaded it was for his own good She never expected to see him agai Memoirs of a political wife After reading We Are Not Ourselves I needed something much lighter in both physical and emotional weight Prescott s book was just that I ve been reading it on and off for a few months but only because I have some familiarity with her story Wife of John Prescott the former UK Labour Party Deputy Prime Minister and MP Pauline recounts her life from her childhood to becoming pregnant by a US airman to meeting John Prescott their marriage and life together including her time as wife of an MP and eventually DPM Unlike say Sarah Brown wife of Gordon or Hillary Clinton Prescott is very much a traditional political life She raises John s sons while thinking of her firstborn appears with him at events enjoys the perks while complaining about the negatives But she does not take up her own causes and certainly does not crave the spotlight or office herself In some ways this was uite refreshing and different from other memoirs I ve read Sarah Brown s comes to mind but at the same time it seems so old fashioned where women were seen but not heard Yet it s still fascinating to read Pauline regrets not being able to adopt her firstborn child after the father abandoned them and was forced to leave the country by the US military She constantly thinks about him and relates how he discovered his identity and their reunion and trying to get to know each other Her husband s affair gets its treatment in the last few chapters which I thought was interesting because I began to think she wasn t going to write about it at all She writes about the emotional devastation and the yelling that went on but ultimately forgives her man In some ways it made sense she waited until the end to address this She writes about how she considers herself a traditional wife and when put together with her background and the time she grew up in it was not too surprising she decides to move on with her marriage even if she does not forgive her husband for it I got it as a remaindered book which worked It wasn t something I d pick up right away and I m glad I didn t pay full price for it If one has a personal interest in her or John Prescott it s not a bad pick up but don t expect much in the way of politics or intrigue Classic Cars Calendar 2018: 16 Month Calendar know each other Her husband s affair gets its treatment in the last few chapters which I thought was interesting because I began to think she wasn t going to write about it at all She writes about the emotional devastation and the yelling that went on but ultimately forgives her man In some ways it made sense she waited until the end to address this She writes about how she considers herself a traditional wife and when put together with her background and the time she grew up in it was not too surprising she decides to move on with her marriage even if she does not forgive her husband for it I got it as a remaindered book which worked It wasn t something I d pick up right away and I m glad I didn t pay full price for it If one has a personal interest in her or John Prescott it s not a bad pick up but don t expect much in the way of politics or intrigue