Author: Ruth Estevez
Published: 7th April, 2022
Publisher: Beaten Track
ISBN: Paperback ISBN: 978 1 78645 532 1
eBook ISBN: 978 1 78645 533 8
Length: 43,700 words (approx.)
About the Book:Tessa Garcia dreams of working for the famous Paris-based perfume maker, François Coty.
But Tessa, and her two equally determined sisters, live in 1900s London, in a strict Spanish-Irish Catholic household, and girls do not have jobs let alone careers.
Tessa wants to play her part in the family’s sherry importation business and is resolute she will work. Her father is adamant she will not.
Meeting Coty is a coming-of age story about a young woman’s battle for independence.
“…perceptive and so real – I felt like I was watching a film”
About the Author:
Ruth Estevez lives in Manchester where she works as Project Coordinator for The Portico Sadie Massey Awards for Young Readers and Writers, based at The Portico Library. Ruth is also a writer of fiction, with place, identity and voice being at the forefront of her work. Born in Yorkshire, her novels are frequently set here and landscape as well as character are what stand out. A believer that we should be heard as well as seen, she feels voice, in her case, the Northern voice, is important to... Read More
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