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Title: Radio Girls
Authors: Stratford, Sarah-Jane
Genre: Fiction
Pages: 447
Year: 2016
Publisher: Allison & Busby
Language: English
Description: Just in the nick of time, almost down-and-out Maisie Musgrave is appointed as a secretary at the newly established British Broadcasting Corporation, the BBC. These are exciting times, the 1920s, and the advent of the new technology of radio coincides with new opportunities for women. Under the mentorship of her boss Hilda Matheson, Maisie is able to aspire to a career, even as political forces continue to conspire against such lofty ambition.

Explicitly based on many real events and people, this is a fascinating story of the early days of radio and the changing world tuning into its airwaves.
Categories: Fiction, Faction, Feminism, Historical, England, 2019 Titles

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